Shane was the star of the hit 2006 film Kenny, directed by his brother Clayton. The film won numerous awards, and Shane has since become one of Australia’s most established actors. He recently appeared in The Time of Our Lives and the Jack Irish telemovies as well as films including The Bourne Legacy, The Mystery of a Hansom Cab, Charlie & Boots and Beaconsfield. In 2013, he became the host of The Great Australian Bake Off. He is one of Australia’s favourite MCs.
Deborah was the editor of the Australian Womens’ Weekly for over ten years, and has hosted shows including Looking Good, Location Location, Amazing Homes and Celebrity Overhaul. She recently launched her own range of home wares. Deborah is currently the host of the Foxtel Movie Show.
Nicole competed at three Olympic Games, three Commonwealth Games and six Pan Pacific Championships, winning an impressive number of medals. She was a member of the Australian swimming team for 12 years. Since her retirement from the sport, Nicole has developed an impressive career as a sports journalist, working with both Channel Nine and Channel Ten for the past 17 years. She’s a member of the board of Swimming Australia.
Tania’s career started on the hit show Who Dares Wins, a big break which helped her to forge one of the most diverse and successful careers in Australia. She starred in four highly successful Bollywood films, including Salaam Namaste. She has been selected as the host/MC for a number of high profile Australian visits, including Kim Kardashian, Richard Branson, Jerry Lewis, Tim Ferris and Jerry Hall.
Tony was the winner of the second series of Race Around the World, a show which meant he could leave his legal career behind and become a broadcaster, television presenter and author. He was a part of The Breakfasters team on 3RRR for six years, as well as working on shows including The Late Report, The Einstein Factor and Santo Sam and Ed’s Cup Fever. He’s currently working on children’s books in addition to recurring spots on Triple M and ABC 774.
Max Walker AM
Max played Test cricket for Australia and AFL for Melbourne. After retiring from sport, he moved into the media, commentating the cricket and hosting Wide World of Sports for the Nine Network during the 1980’s and 1990’s. He has also written a number of light-hearted books, including seven number one best-sellers. He was named a Member of the Order of Australia in 2011.
Michael was a producer on Bert’s Family Feud and The Price is Right. He also hosted the Seven Network’s Blockbusters and Total Recall, and was an announcer and presenter on Network Ten’s Battle of the Sexes. His experience includes theatre, cabaret, corporate presentations and radio, and has given him the ability to turn any crowd into an audience. Michael is an outstanding MC.
Toby is regarded by many as the best corporate MC in Australia. He helps teams and individuals realise both their business and personal goals, with a particular focus on sales and marketing. He provides high-energy, high-contact presentations filled with many ideas for people to take home. He is also an outstanding MC.
George is Australia’s most iconic international journalist. His career spanned the globe for over 40 years, reporting for shows including 60 Minutes, Foreign Correspondent and Dateline. His list of interview subject is like a who’s who of notable people from around the world. Incredibly articulate and with a vast number of life experiences, George is the ideal facilitator or MC for any event.
Tony has been the host of ABC’s Lateline since 1999 and the panel show Q&A since 2008. He is one of the ABC’s most respected and experienced journalists. He received a Walkley Award for Best Broadcast Interviewing in 2004 for a series of Lateline interviews. Prior to his role on Lateline, Tony was a foreign correspondent in Europe and the USA for seven years, and was executive producer on ABC’s Foreign Correspondent.
Andrew was the host of numerous Channel Nine shows including Australia's Funniest People, World's Greatest Commercials and the Logie Awards, before moving to the Seven Network and becoming a presenter on The Great Outdoors from 2002 to 2008. He’s also the author of over 20 books and is an acclaimed corporate presentation and communication coach.
Ellen has been a reporter for the Nine Network’s 60 Minutes, and the presenter of Channel Nine’s Sunday program and Nightline. Although no longer with the Nine Network, she has continued to report for 60 Minutes. In 2013, she hosted a 20 episode series called The Observer Effect on SBS. She has a great deal of experience in communications, politics, cultural and business issues.
She was the presenter and senior editor on Ten’s Late News for almost 20 years and was the first Australian television journalist to break the news of the September 11 terrorist attacks in 2001. Since 2013, she has been co-host of Wanted with Matt Doran and is a Senior Editor for Ten’s Eyewitness News Sydney. She has also hosted numerous special events including seven Melbourne Cups, the Federal Budget, the Royal Wedding and Oprah’s Sydney visit.
Geraldine Doogue AO
Geraldine is one of the most popular and respected personalities on television. She hosted Nationwide, first from Perth then Sydney, before co-presenting Ten’s nightly news bulletin. She returned to the ABC in 1990 and was awarded two Penguin Awards and a UN Media Peace Prize. In 1992 she began hosting Life Matters on ABC Radio before becoming the host of Compass in 1998.