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Tom Dunbabin

Tom Dunbabin

Owner of Bangor Property, Conservationist and Author
Tasmania

Tom is a leader in the farming community. As owner and manager of the family property Bangor near Dunalley and The Quoin at Ross, he implemented progressive livestock grazing, farming and forestry principles whilst managing the properties’ extensive...

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Diana Butler

Diana Butler

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of the Care for Africa Foundation
Tasmania

Diana Butler’s humanitarian efforts have been recognised through awards including the 2012 Telstra Business Women’s Community and Government award for Tasmania (national finalist), 2016 Order of Australia Medal and the Rotary International’s Paul...

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Gwen Egg

Gwen Egg

Environmentalist and Tasmanian Local Hero 2013
Tasmania

Gwen Egg established Southern Beaches Landcare/Coastcare to try to minimise the impact of residential development in her coastal neighbourhood. A passionate and practical environmentalist, Gwen has been involved in Landcare for 25 years, working with...

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Emily Conolan

Emily Conolan

Humanitarian, Author and 2014 Tasmanian Australian of the Year Finalist
Tasmania

In April 2011, Emily Conolan heard the news that an asylum seeker detention centre would be opening in Tasmania.  As an English as a Second Language teacher for refugee youth, Emily understood the challenges faced by asylum seekers and wanted to express...

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Jane Hutchinson

Jane Hutchinson

Conservationist and 2016 Tasmanian Australian of the Year
Tasmania

Jane is CEO of the Tasmanian Land Conservancy (TLC), a not-for profit, non-government, non-political, environmental organisation with a vision for Tasmania to be a global leader in nature conservation. The TLC started from humble beginnings with only...

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William (Bill) Lark

William (Bill) Lark

Founder and Global Brand Ambassador of Lark Distillery
Tasmania

Bill worked as a Registered Land Surveyor in the 1980’s when he built and operated a hotel in Tasmania’s main ski field, Ben Lomond, with three friends. During this time Bill often wondered why someone wasn’t producing Single Malt Whisky in Tasmania. In...

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Dr Christina Henri

Dr Christina Henri

Honorary Artist and 2014 Tasmanian Senior Australian of the Year
Tasmania

Dr Christina Henri’s passion for the female convict story has connected communities throughout Australia and across the globe. She has been Honorary Artist-in-Residence at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site since 2003. Her focus on female convicts...

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Bianca Welsh

Bianca Welsh

Youth Ambassador and 2016 Tasmanian Young Australian of the Year finalist
Tasmania

Bianca Welsh is a co-owner of three Launceston award-winning businesses; Stillwater Restaurant, Black Cow Bistro and the Stillwater Providore. Entering the hospitality industry at the age of 16, she worked her way through the ranks of various different...

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Jo Palmer

Jo Palmer

Presenter, Southern Cross Nightly News and philanthropist
Tasmania

Jo presents the one hour program “Southern Cross Nightly News" in Tasmania. Originally employed by Southern Cross Television in Hobart as a journalist, Jo has been presenting the evening news for 20 years. Jo is a former Miss Tasmania and in 1993 was...

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Lynne Strong

Lynne Strong

CEO of Picture You in Agriculture
New South Wales

Lynne Strong is an agribusiness and social entrepreneur with a strong record of matching business success with environmental achievements and social change. While at the helm of her family business Clover Hill Dairies Lynne positioned the company as an...

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Roo Arcus

Roo Arcus

Entertainer, Singer
New South Wales

Since his long awaited return to country music in July of 2012, Roo Arcus has broken all the rules, has gone where some said wasn’t possible, and has built a loyal fan base, whilst earning the respect of his peers within the industry. Two critically...

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Ron McCallum AO

Ron McCallum AO

Professor
New South Wales

Emeritus Professor Ron McCallum AO studied law at Monash University, graduating in 1972. In 1974 he completed a Master of Laws Degree under the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan at Queen’s University, Canada. It was at this point that Ron...

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Max Cullen

Max Cullen

Actor
New South Wales

Max Cullen is a leading Australian actor with a long career in the visual and performing arts. Starting as a painter and sculptor, Max studied acting under Hayes Gordon at The Ensemble Theatre which led to performances in over a dozen plays.  Since then...

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Amy Wilkins

Amy Wilkins

Children's TV Presenter
New South Wales

Amy Wilkins is a two time Telstra Young Business Women's Award Finalist . Starting her own television production, “Active Kidz” (featured on ABC and Nickelodeon) she is above all else a 100% active mum who leads by example for her friends and family....

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Liesl Tesch

Liesl Tesch

Paralympian
New South Wales

Liesl has competed in 7 Paralympic Games. After five playing wheelchair basketball (including two silvers and a bronze), Liesl and her sailing partner Daniel Fitzgibbon won back to back gold medals in Rio and London.  Tesch's recent accolades include being...

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Catherine Saxelby

Catherine Saxelby

Author , Food Commentator, Nutritionist
New South Wales

Catherine Saxelby is an Accredited Nutritionist, best-selling author and speaker. Her career has spanned 25 years in clinical dietetics, food industry, teaching and writing.  She is the daughter of Polish migrants who arrived in their “new home”...

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Craig Goozee

Craig Goozee

Ultra-Marathoner
New South Wales

Most people have problems getting their heads around running a 42.6km marathon. Australia’s Craig Goozee has pushed beyond this and has now completed three ultra-marathons since 1998. After his eldest daughter was diagnosed with cancer in 1997, Craig...

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Peter Cousens

Peter Cousens

Singer and Actor
New South Wales

Peter Cousens, a graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), is an actor, singer, producer, director, teacher and film director.  He is the only Australian to play the role of The Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera on London's West End....

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James Smith

James Smith

President of the Merimbula Chamber of Commerce
New South Wales

I grew up in Country Victoria on a farm on the outskirts of Maffra in Gippsland. My family moved to Merimbula 12 years ago, where I finished secondary education at Lumen Christi Catholic College in Pambula. Continued further studies of fine arts and design...

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Peter Greste

Peter Greste

Foreign Correspondant, Journalist
New South Wales

Peter Greste began his career in regional television news in his native Australia through the late 1980s. Inspired by One Crowded Hour, the biography of frontline cameraman Neil Davis, he left his job at the Ten Network in Adelaide in 1991, to follow...

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