Julie McCrossin

$5,000-$10,000
NSW, Australia

Julie McCrossin talks to people for a living. She presented the radio show Life Matters on ABC Radio National for 5 years, initially with Geraldine Doogue and then as solo presenter, covering countless health, welfare and educational topics with a frequent rural focus. Julie was also a team leader on the media quiz show "Good News Week" for 5 years on Network Ten and ABC TV. Julie began working for the ABC and she's presented many Radio National programs including "Background Briefing" and "Arts National", as well as stints on ABC Rural Radio and 702ABC Sydney. Currently Julie presents a travel program called Up and Away for Qantas in-flight entertainment on Radio Q, writes for the new ABC magazine Life Etc and facilitates conferences and training seminars nationally. For over 20 years Julie has hosted hundreds of public events.

Julie has university qualifications in the arts, education and has a law degree.  She is an Ambassador for NAPCAN (The National Association for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect) and the Fred Hollows Foundation. 

CONFERENCE AND EVENTS
A professional facilitator really makes a difference by maintaining the focus of discussion on the key issues and generating a constructive and positive result. Julie will keep things running smoothly and on time.

MEETING AND SEMINAR FACILITATOR
Julie will meet with you prior to the event to clarify your key issues for discussion. She will then ensure your goals are achieved on the day. Facilitating lively audienceparticipation with questions and comments is Julie's speciality.

SPEAKER
Julie will stimulate your audience with wit, warmth and humour to think about the key issues.

PANEL DISCUSSION LEADER
Open your event with a lively panel discussion which raises all the issues. Julie will help you develop the ideal format to achieve your goals. Then she'll engage the panel and audience in a lively fashion.

PRESENTATION SKILLS

Presentations people remember - one day course

Julie's clients include: ABC Radio Training, Airservices Australia, Association of Children's Welfare Agencies, Attorney General's Department, Australian Tax Office, Department of Community Services, Domestic Violence Advocacy Service, Institute of Actuaries of Australia, Law Society of Australia, TAFE, Teachers Federation of NSW, University of NSW

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A massive thank you to you both for all your assistance from selecting to co-ordinating the speakers for our annual ProLoan conference. Feedback was that this year’s speakers where the best they had EVER heard at ANY event. So this is pretty amazing, because they do go to a lot of sessions like these.

Director of Network Relationships - Proloan (aust) pty ltd

Again this year you and your team have been fantastic and extremely helpful.  In regards to you Sharm, you have been an absolute star and phenomenal help with our speakers and presenters, a great communicator, wealth of knowledge and so prompt with responding and looking at ways to cater to our needs.

Event Manager Fitness Australia

I would recommend, without hesitation, the services of Jane Rowland Smith and Ovations. Jane answered a last minute call to arrange a guest speaker for our principals. Nothing was too much effort, all was arranged within hours, and went very smoothly. The guest speaker was exactly what we required and our brief was followed. Thank you Jane and the team at Ovations.

Executive Director of Schools Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta

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Jane, I personally want to thank you for all of your support, advice, patience and all round kindness that you have given me over the last 3 or so years.  This event would not have been as successful without the valuable MC’s you have recommended and the support you provided me when it all just seemed too hard

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