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The Umbilical Brothers

From their humble beginnings on Star Search, these guys have proved popular the world over. The Umbilical Brothers have performed their cabaret show on television in Japan, Germany, Canada, the United States, South Africa, England, Ireland, New Zealand and on each major television station in Australia. ...

This Side Up Acrobatics

This Side Up Acrobatics are a group of highly trained performers specialising in circus arts and physical theatre. They create and present artistic and corporate entertainment. ...

Ian Thomas

Ian Thomas is a rare person - a business graduate who has studied lions at close quarters during 20 years as a game ranger in Africa. A dynamic and inspiring presenter, Ian believes people, and especially business people, can absorb and learn from the Animal Kingdom. Sound business sense is interlaced with humour and an ability to tell stories. The audience leave enthralled and repeat the storie ...

Petria Thomas

Triple Gold Medallist in swimming, Petria Thomas is the epitome of Australian sporting culture. Her dedication, hard work has resulted in Petria remaining as the most experienced woman on the Australian swimming team. At the Olympic Games in Athens her third and final Olympic campaign, Thomas won the 100 metres butterfly and was a member of the women's 4X100m freestyle and medley relay teams, whi ...

Deborah Thomas

Deborah Thomas is Editorial Director of The Australian Women's Weekly, the iconic magazine that boasts the highest readership in Australian publishing and, per capita, in the world. She has been at the helm of 'The Weekly' – now in its 75th year – for nine years. Kerry Packer appointed her Editor in 1999 before promoting her to Editor-in Chief in 2000 and Editorial Director in 2005. ...

Josh Thomas

Josh Thomas is an Australian comedian. Born in Brisbane, Queensland, he received his start in stand-up comedy when in 2005 he became the youngest ever winner of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival's Raw Comedy Competition at the age of 17. ...

Nelly Thomas

Nelly Thomas is one of Australia's most natural and intelligent performers. Swinging fast and boldly between refined social satire and a guilty gorging on junk TV, you'd be hard pressed to find a more engaging, challenging stand up comedy experience. One of Nelly's great passions is using comedy to promote important social messages, especially those relating to health. She finds it a good way to ...

Daley Thompson

Daley Thompson was the world's greatest decathlete, so often displaying unparalleled competitive ability.

He was unbeaten at the decathlon for ten years, and won gold medals at Commonwealth, European and World Championships, set a decathlon World Record and won Olympic Gold twice (1980 & 1984).

On retiring from his athletics career Daley played professional football for Mansfie ...

Peter Thorpe

Peter Thorpe started his career in sales at the age of eighteen. By the time he was thirty, he had become the General Manager of Sharp Corporation of Australia. He left Sharp to start his own business and since then, he has been a retailer, an importer and has operated his own advertising business. In 1988, with no previous experience in publishing, he decided to start his own magazine. Called " ...

Ian Thorpe

Ian Thorpe, who would later become one of the greatest swimmers the world has ever known, had to first over come an allergy to chlorine. By the age of 11, Ian had outgrown the allergy. At 14, Ian made history by becoming the youngest male to ever make the Australian Mens' swim team. At 17, Ian was selected for the Australian Mens' Olympic swim team. He became the hero of the Games for Australia, a ...

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