Diversity and Inclusion Speakers

Adam Goodes

Adam Goodes, an iconic Australian Football player and dual Brownlow Medalist, distinguished himself both on and off the field. Notably, he co-founded The Goodes O'Loughlin Foundation to support Indigenous youth and served on the National Indigenous Council. His keynotes, rich with themes of resilience, teamwork, and advocacy against racism, reflect his deep commitment to social justice and leadership, making him a profound voice in both sports and community activism.

Corrie Block

Dr. Corrie Block is a globally acclaimed business strategist, and the celebrated author of several books including Business is Personal and Spartan CEO. Having started out as a serial entrepreneur, failing forward, and overcoming bankruptcy (twice), his aim is to help millions of people find meaning at work, and connect their personal purpose to their daily attitudes and behaviours. Dr. Corrie Block provides executive coaching, leadership training, and motivational keynotes in top companies worldwide.

Murray Altham

With relentless optimism, Murray's presentations are an exhilarating mix of expertise, empathy, humour and drive. He partners with organisations to inspire fresh thinking, lift energy and bring new potential to life.

He has worked in extreme scenarios of confronting challenge and change, bringing to life an uplifting, solution focussed skillset he shares with your audience to help bring their best to the surface. Murray empowers your team to ignite their A-game and contribute that to every room they're in, at work and at home.

Nora Fraser

Nora is an inspiring People & Culture Leader driven by an entrepreneurial mindset and Founder of the Multicultural Professional Network. Nora has a wealth of experience and an extensive background in the private & public sectors. She has been involved in the implementation of key diversity and inclusion programmes for global organisations across Australia, Europe and the UK. Nora has also spoken alongside Hillary Clinton, the 67th United States Secretary of State, at the 2024 Women in Leadership Summit where she discussed the link between inclusion and high performance in teams

Nova Peris OAM

Nova Peris-Kneebone is a versatile Australian athlete who has succeeded in both the sporting arenas of field hockey and track and field. She became the first Australian Aboriginal Athlete to ever win an Olympic Gold Medal on the hocky field. She later switched to athletics and contested the 1998 Commonwealth Games and 2000 Olympic Games. Nova has since worked in many roles supporting the indi ...

Stan Grant

Stan Grant is an esteemed journalist and broadcaster with a prolific career spanning over 25 years across more than 70 countries. His roles have included ABC Federal Political Correspondent, London-based European Correspondent for the Seven Network, and China Correspondent for CNN in Beijing. As the International Affairs Analyst for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Stan has covered significant global events from the release of Nelson Mandela to the war in Iraq, earning him multiple prestigious awards including the Columbia University Du-Pont and the U.S. Peabody Award.

Tony Armstrong

Tony Armstrong, a Barranbinya First-Nations Australian and former AFL player for teams like Adelaide and Sydney Swans, has transitioned successfully into media. He became the first Indigenous person to call live AFL on commercial radio and later joined ABC as a sports news producer and presenter. Tony's media presence has been recognized with prestigious awards, including the 2022 Graham Kennedy Award and the 2023 Bert Newton award for Most Popular Presenter.

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