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Motivation, Inspiration or Celebration - quality speakers set the tone for a successful event.

At A Positive Move, we match the entertainment to your event and bring your event to life...and your guests will be talking about your function well after the curtain has closed! Our Speakers and Entertainers are the Best in the Business. With years of experience and hundreds of successful events, A Positive Move has the best quality Speakers and Entertainers, every time.



Alex Pirouz

The Art of Social

Alex Pirouz is an entrepreneur, journalist and founder of Linkfluencer; the world’s leading online community for LinkedIn training as recognised by Inc and Huffington Pos...

Darrell Hardidge

Measuring Beyond Experience

Darrell Hardidge is an engaging and leading speaker with the CEO Institute, major corporates and is an industry leading expert in optimizing client loyalty for businesses.

Andrew Rule

Breaking the Rules

“Too small to be a mounted policeman, too big to be professional jockey, too frightened to be boxer or rodeo rider”, so says Andrew Rule when asked why he became a jour...

Andrew Wishart

He has the X-FACTOR

Andrew Wishart, against the odds and at 41 years of age, made it to the Grand Final of X-Factor Australia Season 3; to be placed eventual Runner up in the series to Reece M...

Ash Pollard

Sweet and Sassy ...

Ash Pollard is one adventurous ‘blonde bombshell’ known for her sass, love of all things dessert and those unforgettable curls!

Born in Tasmania & bred on the Gol...

Barry Hall

Big Bad Bazza

On retirement Barry had played 280 + games of AFL football, kicked in excess of 730 goals, achieved a Day & a Night Premiership, been named 4 times in the All Australian Te...

Beverley O'Connor

Reputation & Respect

Beverley is a Melbourne broadcaster and journalist with twenty years’ experience.

As a journalist at the ABC she specialised in economics and politics and was a pres...

Bob Ansett

Driving your Business Further

With an entertaining and informative approach, business entrepreneur, former North Melbourne chairman and best-selling author Bob Ansett draws from a wealth of business and...

Bobby Skilton

"True AFL Legend"

Bob Skilton played 238 games for South Melbourne, captained them for 10 years, captain coached for two, kicked 403 goals, picked up the best and fairest 9 times, triple Bro...

Brad Oakes

BIG on Laughs

The Melbourne Age said “He is dry, cynical and funny.” The Adelaide Advertiser says “His relaxed manner makes you feel like you’re listening to a funny friend”. W...

Brad Johnson

The Smiling Assassin

Brad Johnson grew up in Melbourne's western suburbs, never dreaming he'd one day become captain of the Western Bulldogs and the club's games record holder. Known as the 'smili...

Brian Taylor

Pulling No Punches

An experienced media personality used to the spotlight, Brian Taylor aka BT, aka Bristle, aka Barge, is a relaxed and professional presenter well loved by audiences for his...

Brooke Hanson OAM

When Silver is Gold

Olympic gold and silver medalist, swimming star Brooke Hanson OAM remains one of Australia's most recognised Olympians. Representing Australia over 25 times at major interna...

Bryan Martin

The Ride of Your Life

Australia's number 1 race caller for nearly 36 years, Bryan Martin prematurely retired in 2007 only to come back to the industry he loved, bigger and better, to enjoy an ext...

Carolyn Creswell

The Carman's Kitchen Story

18 year-old university student, Carolyn Creswell founded Carman’s in 1992; she bought the tiny business for $1,000.

Almost 25 years on, Carman’s operates from thei...

Cath Jamison

Australia's Best Female Magician

From elegant close up magic and dangerous liaisons, to making your CEO materialize on stage, Cath Jamison the best female magician in Australia will make your next event an...

Chad Cornes

A cult figure in the hearts and minds of Port Adelaide supporters, Chad Cornes is the 39th coach of the club in the SANFL.

Chris Anstey

Three Points Every Time

Chris Anstey is a three time NBL Champion, two time Olympian, multiple MVP awarded basketball player and former Coach of The Melbourne Tigers. He has represented Austra...

Chris Franklin

The Thinking Mans Drinking Man

Chris Franklin started performing comedy in 1997 and in just six months had won the prestigious TripleJ Raw Comedy Award for Australia's best new talent. It’s fair to say ...

Chris Connolly

A Man for all Seasons

Player, Assistant Coach, Coach and currently the General Manager of Club development for the Melbourne Football Club, Chris Connolly is a much sought after corporate speake...

Chris Judd

The Game Breaker

Chris Judd is a former Australian rules footballer and captain of both the Carlton Football Club and the West Coast Eagles. His remarkable list of football accomplishments...

The Nelson Twins

Stand Up and be Counted!

'Stand up and be Counted' is a corporate team building and personal skills based program that has been written and facilitated by stand-up comedians; Chris and Justin Nelson ...

Christi Malthouse

Footy, Family & Friends

An excellent media performer, respected journalist, author, mother and daughter of arguably one of the most compelling figures in football, Christi Malthouse wears many hat...

Christine Basil

Brilliant Basil

Christine Basil is incredibly funny, a brilliant entertainer and accomplished writer. Her unique, no holds barred style and material that appeals to a broad audience makes ...

Craig Bellamy

In the Eye of the Storm

Premiership-winning NRL coach Craig Bellamy is widely acknowledged as rugby leagues finest coach. Playing for the Canberra Raiders before entering the coaching world in 199...

Craig Hutchison

Hear it from Hutchy

Craig Hutchison is a Melbourne-based sports broadcaster with a wealth of experience in the industry and across all ranges of media, Television, Radio, Print and Internet. ..

Damian Barrett

The Best in the Business

Damian Barrett was a senior sports writer at the Herald Sun and other News Limited publications for 20 years before leaving to join Crocmedia and The Footy Show in 2010.

Damien Fleming

Catches, Hat Tricks and Theatrics

The only Australian to take a hat-tick in a test debut in 1994-95 against Pakistan, Damien Fleming went on to play 20 Test Matches for Australia, before injuries took their...

Daniel Harford

Glass Harf Full of Class

A skilful midfielder who played 153 games for the Hawthorn Football Club and a further nine games for Carlton before he hung up the boots in 2004, Daniel Harford has switch...

Danni Da Ros

"Pocket Rocket Diva"

The Voice Australia's "Pocket Rocket Diva" Danni Da Ros is one of Australia's most talented, versatile and dynamic vocalists. Her powerful soulful tone, unbelievable range, and...

Danny Frawley

From Spuds To Superstar

In a 20-plus year span as a player, coach and media personality, and CEO of the AFL coaches association, Danny Frawley is one of the most respected figures in the AFL

Danny McGinlay

Comedy Capers

Comedian, Bulldogs Banner Writer, Top Bloke!

Darren Carr

At the tender age of eight, Darren Carr started playing with dolls and talking to himself. Luckily for him, coming from a show business background, this was not only consid...

Darren Sanders

The International Comic

Darren Sanders is an international star! The laughs of his audiences can be heard from miles away, whether he is performing standup in the heart of Sydney, or hosting a co...

Darren Crocker

North Melbourne Premiership footballer, Darren Crocker spent 14 years as a North Melbourne player, notching 165 games throughout an injury-interrupted career.

Darryl Brohman

In a League of his Own

Considered to have one of the sharpest brains in football, Darryl Brohman made 114 first grade appearances with the NRL's Penrith and Canterbury - winning a premiership with...

Dave O'Neil

Classic Comedy

"I don't find it hard to be funny, I find it hard to be serious". Dave O'Neils friendly, easy-going manner has made him one of Australia's most popular and versatile comics. He ...

David Hetherington's Jazzbo's

And all that Jazz

DAVE HETHERINGTON'S JAZZBO'S are a 3-6 piece Jazz Band, consisting of clarinet, guitar and wash board and vocals.

Dave Whalen

The Jack of All Trades

Dave has been working closely with us at A Positive Move for over 15 years. During this time Dave has really done it all-from hosting his own Sports Night series, "Dave Whal...

David Parkin

Where Motivation Begins

One of the most inspiring coaches to have ever been part of Australian Rules Football, an exceptional educator and a prolific author, David Parkin is one of the best busine...

David King

From Kangaroo to Commentator

Twice named as an AFL All-Australian, multiple State of Origin representative and holder of an AFL/VFL record for playing in preliminary finals for 7 consecutive years, form...

Dermott Brereton

Premiership Power

A former star of the Hawthorn Football Club, Dermott played in eight Grand Finals for five Premierships, as well as five night Premierships over his career. Today, Dermott...

Des Dowling

Deliberately Dynamic

A true professional, Des Dowling is a relaxed and easy going performer. Well used to being in the spotlight, he has that rare ability to engage an audience and entertain th...

Don Elgin

One Foot on the Podium

They don’t come any livelier than the boy from the bush! Raised in the NSW town of Tocumwal, Don’s start in life wasn’t exactly smooth sailing. Born without the lower...

Doug Hawkins

The Best from the West

He's been a Western Bulldogs game record holder, made it into the AFL Hall of Fame, had a wing at Whitten Oval named after him, and carved out a TV career at channels 9 and ...

Doug Chappel

Down To Earth and Downright Funny

With over 15 Melbourne International Comedy Festival shows, a long list of guest appearance on Australian television, numerous appearance in Los Angeles with NBC and a stri...

Duncan Armstrong

Success is a Process

Raised in the Central Queensland town of Rockhampton, Duncan Armstrong rose to national and international fame at the Seoul Olympics in 1988 when he broke the world record ...

Fred Lang

Frank & Funny

Pertinent, insightful, clever and funny; he's made Kevin Rudd and John Howard laugh and entertained the troops in Afghanistan and Iraq. Story-teller, comedian, raconteur or ...

George Donikian

The Presenting Professional

George Donikian began his media career in 1974, after completing a radio course at top rating Sydney station 2SM. His First 'on-air' role was at Radio station 4AM in Far Nort...

Glenn Archer

Shinboner of the Century

Remembered as one of the greatest defenders to play the game, with his tough playing style and hard at the ball attitude, recently named the Shinboner of the Century, and i...

Glenn McGrath

Delivering line and length, every time

Glenn McGrath achieved many milestones throughout his illustrious cricket career, and now, through his role as Chairman of the McGrath Foundation, his profile continues to ...

Glenn Manton

Education AND Entertainment

Co-founder of Whitelion (Supporting Youth at Risk), Glenn Manton is an experienced teacher and published author and this highlights the diverse background beyond his public...

Greg Ritchie

Hits Your Guests for Six

Former Test cricketer and decorated shield player, Greg Ritchie is virtually a one-stop shop in after dinner speaking. A motivator capable of inspiring corporate clients he...

Greg Hall

The BIG Race Jockey

Born into a third generation racing family, there was little doubt Greg Hall would become a jockey. But in an industry where you are only as good as your last ride, it is a...

Grubby and Dee Dee

Beauty and the Beast

When Peter "Grubby" Stubbs and Diane "Dee Dee" Dunleavy hit the stage together it quickly becomes apparent that their inherent playfulness and sense of fun, well balanced by k...

Ian McLaren

McLaren Magic

Master of the one-liners Ian McLaren is one of the "fast on his feet, guarantee a-laugh-a-minute" generation of comedian that knows how to "lay em in the aisles", Ian McLaren w...

Ian Cohen

Experience, Knowledge & Reputation

Ian Cohen is a sports broadcaster and media personality with 20 years experience across radio and TV, involved reporting or commentating on 4 Olympics, 3 Commonwealth Game...

Ian Rickard

His Music is Like A Comfortable Pair of Shoes

Melbourne’s Ian Rickard began playing the piano at 7 years of age, taught himself guitar at 14, began writing songs at 17, and has been playing the Melbourne live-circuit...

Ian McAllister

The 'lowdown' on Type 2 Diabetes

Ian McAllister is the author of nationally accredited qualifications in health both in Australia and the UK.

Elliott Goblet

The One Liner Specialist...

Elliot Goblet is one of Australia’s most original and best loved comedians. He has performed all over Australia and in 7 other countries including America, Canada(Montrea...

Jacqui Cooper

High on Life

Jacqui Cooper has represented Australia in the sport of Aerial Skiing for 20 years. Her career started in 1989 at Mt Buller when she was recruited by Geoff Lipshut (CEO of ...

James Brayshaw

Cricket, Kangas and Commentary

Playing for South Australia and Western Australia, he had a career spanning almost a decade. In that time, he was a consistent batsman, with a first-class batting average o...

Jason Dunstall

Kicking Goals

One club player, Hawthorn's Jason Dunstall retired from AFL football at the end of 1998 season after playing 269 games. Since retiring he has established himself as a succes...

Jason Akermanis

Brisbane, Brownlows and Bulldogs

Author, Brownlow Medalist and triple premiership player, Jason Akermanis had a football career as colourful as any of the controversies he has involved himself with via the...

Jason Cunningham

Right on the Money

Jason Cunningham is one of Australia's leading business growth experts. He’s passionate, professional and a proven performer on stage and (TV) screen.

Over a 20 yea...

Jason McCartney

Supreme Survivor

Jason McCartney became a national hero in the wake of the Bali Bombings in 2002 and epitomises the Australian fighting spirit. His story is one of humanity overcoming adver...

Joe Zappula

Zapp up a Picture

Joe Zapp is a published, award winning traditional realist portraiture artist, known for his ability to capture not only a striking likeness but also the essence of the sub...

John Fitzgerald

As You Think, So Shall You Be

At the age of 17, with no tertiary education and $200 in his pocket, John Fitzgerald started out in the real estate business.

John Toomey

Health is on it's Way!


Going to the GP Doesn’t make you Healthy.

Now I am not saying you should abandon your visits to your GP. But I also know that if you are lik...

John Anderson

Only Two Seats Left

Under John Anderson's leadership, Contiki became an internationally recognised brand, one of the world's leading tour operators and the largest operator to specifically cater...

John Silvester

Turns Out, Crime Does Pay

Fascinated by the good and evil of human behaviour, Walkley Award winning journalist John Silvester has arguably more stored knowledge about Australia and in particular Mel...

John Aloisi

Aloooooooooisi !

One of Australia's most celebrated and experienced proponents of the round ball game, legendary Socceroo John Aloisi is probably best remembered for securing Australia's plac...

Kerri Pottharst OAM

She'll Spike your Interest

Kerri Pottharst is Australia's most decorated Indoor and Beach Volleyball player, having represented her country for an incredible 20 years. Renowned for being one of the fi...

Kerry O'Keefe

Come in Spinner

Former cricketer, turned cricket commentator, Kerry O'Keefe's observational humour and distinctive laugh has turned him into a cult figure, so much so that according to Kerry...

Kevin Sheedy AM

The World According to Sheeds

Quirky, outspoken and at times infuriating, super coach Kevin Sheedy occupies a unique position in not just Australian rules, but Australian sport in general. Master strate...

Lauren Burns OAM

The Golden Girl

Lauren Burns created sporting history by winning the first ever Olympic medal for Taekwondo when the sport made its debut at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. Lauren was one o...

Lawrence Mooney

Have a Laugh with Lawrence

An experienced television and radio host and presenter, serious actor on stage and screen, writer and an intelligent, fast thinking comedian, Lawrence Mooney is one of this...


Cameos and Comedy……

Lehmo is one of Australia's most experienced and most loved standup comics having worked all over the globe for the last 20 years including stints in Europe, the US, Asia an...

Les Twentyman OAM

The Frontline of Heartbreak and Hope

As one of Australia’s best-known youth outreach workers and social campaigners Les has developed his expert opinion the hard way – on the street.

Lisa Curry AO

Freestyle, Fitness & Fun!

Lisa Curry is undoubtedly one of Australia’s most popular personalities, with a unique and powerful message about personal success, overcoming obstacles, discipline, dete...

Mark Worthington

At the Height of His Game

NBL Rookie of the Year in 2006, Mark Worthington has played basketball at the highest level in Australia and Europe, and has represented his country in the world championsh...

Mark Harvey

A Champion Bomber

A 206 game veteran who played all his games for the Essendon Football Club, Mark Harvey finished his playing career and turned his considerable football talents to coaching...

Mark Dobson

Coaching to hit the Mark

Mark is an encyclopedia of strategies to get your outcome! A multi-dimensional resource for any organization.

Where many will lean on a singular component to influen...

Mark Maclure

A True Blue

Player, Coach and Commentator, Mark Maclure booted 327 goals in 243 games for the Blues, three of which were winning premierships. A commanding, sometimes fearsome physica...

Mark Williams

Recipe for Success

A former Australian rules footballer, Williams represented Port Adelaide in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) as well as Collingwood and Brisbane Bears ...

Mark Bunn

Simpler than you Think

As one of Australia's leading experts on health and personal performance, Mark Bunn understands the difficulties facing workers and organisations today. More importantly, th...

Martin Ralph

A Comic with a Positive Spin

With a well-earned reputation as Australia's friendliest comedian, Martin Ralph, a twenty-year veteran of the International stand-up comedy circuit continues to enthral and ...

Marty Fields

Outstanding in his Field

The difference between a good evening and a great evening can often be the X factor and no we don't mean that talent show on television during the non ratings period..we mea...

Marty Fields

Outstanding in his Field

As a Comedian - Marty Fields is a rapid-fire power station of material and one of the genuine big guns on the Australian comedy circuit. He began his stand-up career in 198...

Matt Welsh OAM

The Backstroke Boss

Matt Welsh has carved out a swimming career that has catapulted him into Australian swimming folklore as one of our greatest ever swimmers achieving Olympic, World Champion...

Matthew Richardson

Tiger Tales

After 282 Games and 800 Goals with the Richmond Football Club, Richo retired from the game in 2009. On the field he was known for his passion, work ethic, stamina, courage ...

Michael Roberts

Respect is Earned

A former AFL player who pulled on the boots for St. Kilda, Richmond and Fitzroy during his 10 year career, Michael Roberts has moved from being an elite footballer to a res...

Michael Milton

An Uphill Battle for Downhill Dominance

Losing a leg at the age of nine due to bone cancer certainly hasn’t slowed Michael Milton down. He has climbed Mt Kilimanjaro, walked the Kokoda track and holds the recor...

Mike Whitney

Who Dares Wins

An accomplished mimic, exceptional anecdotist and born entertainer, former Australian cricketer and current media star, Mike Whitney is one of Australia's most sought after ...

Mick McGuane

Sport is in his Veins

A wonderful after dinner speaker with a quick wit, talking sport is in Mick McGuane's veins. Whether it's the AFL, cricket, tennis, soccer, boxing...or all three racing codes...

Mick Meredith

Magic & Mirth from Mick ..

Mick Meredith has been one of Australia’s most in-demand comedians for the past 20 years and one of the country’s leading musical comedy acts with appearances all over ...

Mike Brady

Up There Cazaly

Mike Brady has enjoyed a long career as a Musician, Composer, Entertainer and Broadcaster. He is well known for the Aussie football anthems 'Up There Cazaly' and 'One Day in S...

Nathan Burke

A Saint for Life

Through Nathan’s 27 years in the elite world of AFL football he has gained great insight into how to extract great performance from individuals and teams.

Nathanial Bibby

TechSpert Advice ....

Nathanial Bibby is a leading Digital Marketing Strategist, Professional Speaker, and Australia’s most sought after authority on using social media for business and lead g...

Nicole Livingstone

From the Pool to the Podium

A great ambassador for Australian sport, Nicole Livingstone is one Australia's all time swimming greats. Just fourteen when her 12-year international career kicked off, she ...
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