• Adam Wallace

    Adam Wallace NewAdam is a qualified engineer and primary school teacher who discovered a talent for writing hilarious, horrendous and heartfelt books for children. He has thirty published titles under his belt, including Better Out Than In and the Pete McGee series.

  • Isobelle Carmody

    Isobelle CarmodyIsobelle is one of Australia's most highly acclaimed children’s authors. She started writing her first book, Obernewtyn, when she was just 14 years old and has since published many novels, short stories and picture books across the globe.

  • Scot Gardner

    Photo of author Scot GardenerScot got his big break in writing in 2001 after attending a writers’ conference with Australia’s grand master of realist young adult fiction, John Marsden. He has since published several successful novels for young adults.

  • George Ivanoff

    Photo of author George Ivanoff George is best known for his Gamers trilogy ( Gamers' Quest , Gamers' Challenge and Gamers' Rebellion ). His other books include the YA short story collection Life, Death and Detention and a new series of interactive books, You Choose .

  • Leigh Hobbs

    photo of author leigh hobbs Leigh is the author and creator of twenty children's books, and is the Australian Children’s Laureate for 2016/2017. Leigh’s character Old Tom was adapted into a popular TV series, and Mr Chicken is a big hit in The Louvre Bookshop in Paris.

  • Gabrielle Wang

    Photo of author Gabrielle Wang Gabrielle’s latest books are The Wishbird and the Our Australian Girl Pearlie books. Her stories are a blend of Chinese and Western culture with a touch of fantasy. They are about belonging and home and finding strength from within.

  • Deborah Abela

    Photo of Deborah AbelaDeborah trained as a teacher before producing and writing children’s TV at Network TEN. She has written over 20 novels including the series Grimsdon and New City, about kids living in a climate-changed world.

  • Phillip Gwynne

    photo of author phillip gwynnePhillip has written books for kids, young readers, teenagers and adults. He also developed the screenplay for the feature film Australian Rules, based on his highly awarded first novel Deadly, Unna?

  • Dr Gary Crew

    Gary CrewGary is one of Australia’s most awarded authors for youth, winning the Australian Children’s Book of the Year four times. Gary has previously published Finding Home, In the Beech Forest and Voicing the Dead with Ford Street.

  • Wendy Orr

    Wendy OrrWendy is the award-winning author of Nim's Island and over thirty other books. She offers writing workshops for children aged 10 through to adult, and has presented to groups of 5 to 500.

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Welcome to Creative Net Speakers' Agency.

We facilitate author and illustrator participation in schools, libraries, conferences and festivals. For something completely different, we're providing our service free.

All you need do is choose one of the authors or illustrators listed, give us your preferred date for their appearance, and we will confirm details with the requested speaker. Once the date is set, we put you in direct touch with the author or illustrator concerned. 

Our authors and illustrators cover picture books through to young adult fiction.

All our speakers are experienced and receive excellent feedback.

We expect our list to grow so if there is no one here that you feel is suitable for your event, check us out when you're next organising an event and seeking presenters.

Email Terrie at terrie@creativenetspeakers.com

Interstate presenters available without the cost of airfares/accommodation costs!

Presenter of the Week


Work with prominent national charities has seen Stef featured on TV, radio, in newspapers, magazines and a Youtube video that received more than 30,000 views. Her experiences with medical conditions such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and a hair loss disease called alopecia, have forged the belief that challenges in life are merely opportunities in disguise.

With a skill for spinning personal experiences into insights, Stef explores self-esteem and overcoming adversity with a powerful honesty. Her workshops and talks aim to inspire people with her story, engage them with wellbeing information and create a practical toolbox of skills for participants to take away with them.

Stef teaches modern skills for a modern world

Touring Presenters

Touring Victoria in 2017:Travelling across Australia:

Isobelle Carmody

DC Green

Phil Kettle

Josh Langley

Michael Salmon








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