Australia Day

26 January 2015

96 days to go

Amy Wilkins

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. Her passion for educating families and children to get active is a testament to her belief that everyone can live their best life.

While completing her B.A in Human Movement Studies (Exercise Physiology) at university,Amy developed a children’s fitness program for a local leisure centre where she met Scott Ehler. With a synergistic drive to succeed, and a strong desire to help curb the growing trend toward childhood obesity, Amy and Scott established Active Kidz.

Active Kidz is an international television program, screening in Australia,New Zealand and on the Disney Channel in Asia. Amy and Scott are award-winning music writers (APRA-AGSC Best Music for Children’s Television), and business owners (Australia Post Small Business Awards Young Achievers).

Amy has been awarded Young Entrepreneur of the Year (Champion of Champions business awards), as well as being featured in the book "Secrets of Young Achievers Exposed", a national Heart Foundation Ambassador and Juvenile Diabetes Ambassador. Amy has also been a regular editorial contributor to many magazines and newspapers and featured on TV programs such as Sunrise, Today Show, Sarvo, Hot Source, and Saturday Disney. 

As the co-director of Active Star Productions, Amy has produced Active Kidz  Series 2 and Active Kidz "Work It". She has also co-produced many corporate fitness DVD's for children and adults.

"My goal is to empower everyone to make healthier choices".