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Creative Net represents over 170 authors and illustrators across Australia.

Browse the creatives we represent by A-Z, search by keyword or creative name, or use the advanced filters to narrow down your criteria and find your perfect presenter. If you would like to view a list of every creative we represent by home state, visit our All creatives by state page.

  • Donaghey, Georgie

    • Author
    Audience:
    Primary age, Adults
    Format:
    Workshops, Presentations
    Home state:
    New South Wales (NSW)

    Georgie’s involvement with the children’s writing industry is extensive as a past President of the CBCA Sutherland Branch and founder of Creative Kids Tales, an industry-recognised website designed to assist Australian children’s authors both emerging and established. She even took her love of writing to the airwaves with The Author’s . . .

    Georgie’s involvement with the children’s writing industry is extensive as a past President of the CBCA Sutherland Branch and founder of Creative Kids Tales, an industry-recognised website designed to assist Australian children’s authors both emerging and established. She even took her love of writing to the airwaves with The Author’s . . .

  • Dunleavy, Houston

    • Composer
    • Musician
    Audience:
    Secondary age, Adults
    Format:
    Workshops, Professional development
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)

    Houston Dunleavy is a composer, conductor and educator. He has been Adjunct Fellow at the Australian National University, Musical Director of the Sydney Male Choir, Head of Composition and Production at the Australian Institute of Music and Senior Lecturer and Acting Head of School at The University of Wollongong. He . . .

    Houston Dunleavy is a composer, conductor and educator. He has been Adjunct Fellow at the Australian National University, Musical Director of the Sydney Male Choir, Head of Composition and Production at the Australian Institute of Music and Senior Lecturer and Acting Head of School at The University of Wollongong. He . . .

  • Edwards, Hazel

    • Author
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Adults, Pre-school age, Childcare, Tertiary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops, Presentations, Professional development
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)

    Hazel has written over 200 books, but is perhaps most famous for her children’s picture book, There’s a Hippo on our Roof Eating Cake.  Hazel writes fiction and fact. She has recently co-authored Trail Magic and Walking 2184 Miles on the Appalachian Trail with her son. Other adventurous novels include Antarctica’s Frozen Chosen and Outback Ferals. Samples of Hazel’s . . .

    Hazel has written over 200 books, but is perhaps most famous for her children’s picture book, There’s a Hippo on our Roof Eating Cake.  Hazel writes fiction and fact. She has recently co-authored Trail Magic and Walking 2184 Miles on the Appalachian Trail with her son. Other adventurous novels include Antarctica’s Frozen Chosen and Outback Ferals. Samples of Hazel’s . . .

  • Erasmus, Karen

    • Illustrator
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)

    Originally from the UK, Karen lives on the south coast of Melbourne with her three children, husband, dogs and chickens. She has illustrated many children’s pictures books for a range of Australian publishers over the past ten years, and is a qualified, experienced teacher. She strives for life and freedom . . .

    Originally from the UK, Karen lives on the south coast of Melbourne with her three children, husband, dogs and chickens. She has illustrated many children’s pictures books for a range of Australian publishers over the past ten years, and is a qualified, experienced teacher. She strives for life and freedom . . .

  • Evans, Gabriel

    • Artist
    • Author
    • Illustrator
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age
    Format:
    Workshops
    Home state:
    Western Australia (WA)

    Gabriel is an illustrator of over fifteen books. He recently added author to his title with the new series Woodland Whiskers. Working in a diverse range of styles, he creates whimsical paintings for books and gallery artwork. talks and workshops Gabriel’s workshops are interactive and energetic. Students gain insight into the . . .

    Gabriel is an illustrator of over fifteen books. He recently added author to his title with the new series Woodland Whiskers. Working in a diverse range of styles, he creates whimsical paintings for books and gallery artwork. talks and workshops Gabriel’s workshops are interactive and energetic. Students gain insight into the . . .

  • Evans, Mark C

    • Author
    • Musician
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Adults, Pre-school age, Childcare, Tertiary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops, Presentations
    Home state:
    Western Australia (WA)

    Mark is an internationally published multi-award winning children’s author. He has also been a professional actor for the stage and screen. He has over 20 years experience in role-play training and performing in front of an audience. With a background in stand-up comedy Mark’s presentations are energetic and funny. Audience . . .

    Mark is an internationally published multi-award winning children’s author. He has also been a professional actor for the stage and screen. He has over 20 years experience in role-play training and performing in front of an audience. With a background in stand-up comedy Mark’s presentations are energetic and funny. Audience . . .

  • Falkner, Brian

    • Author
    Audience:
    Primary age
    Format:
    Talks, Presentations
    Home state:
    Queensland (QLD)

    Every year Brian visits a number of schools in New Zealand, Australia, the US and in other countries around the world. Brian’s best-selling titles include Brainjack, The Project, The Super Freak and The Tomorrow Code. His talk ‘The Life of Brian’ is a fun interactive session that introduces students to Brian and his books while encouraging . . .

    Every year Brian visits a number of schools in New Zealand, Australia, the US and in other countries around the world. Brian’s best-selling titles include Brainjack, The Project, The Super Freak and The Tomorrow Code. His talk ‘The Life of Brian’ is a fun interactive session that introduces students to Brian and his books while encouraging . . .

  • Faranda, Melaina

    • Author
    • Storyteller
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops
    Home state:
    New South Wales (NSW)

    Author, English teacher, and compulsive storyteller, Melaina Faranda has written 29 young adult and children’s books (published in Australia and internationally), worked in hundreds of schools, and has the almost supernatural ability of getting the most reading-averse kids to turn off their mobiles, totally engage and beg for her return. . . .

    Author, English teacher, and compulsive storyteller, Melaina Faranda has written 29 young adult and children’s books (published in Australia and internationally), worked in hundreds of schools, and has the almost supernatural ability of getting the most reading-averse kids to turn off their mobiles, totally engage and beg for her return. . . .

  • Favretto, Robert

    • Author
    Audience:
    Primary age
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)

    Robert is a Melbourne-based writer of junior fiction and picture books. While working as a primary school teacher, he began making up stories for his students and was inspired to become an author. His books focus on humour and wordplay – making reading enjoyable and rewarding for young readers. His . . .

    Robert is a Melbourne-based writer of junior fiction and picture books. While working as a primary school teacher, he began making up stories for his students and was inspired to become an author. His books focus on humour and wordplay – making reading enjoyable and rewarding for young readers. His . . .

  • Fensham, Elizabeth

    • Author
    • Poet
    Audience:
    Primary age, Secondary age, Adults
    Format:
    Talks, Workshops
    Home state:
    Victoria (VIC)

    Elizabeth is the award-winning author of nine novels for children and young adults. Titles include: Helicopter Man, The Invisible Hero, Matty Forever and My Dog Doesn’t Like Me. As a writer and one-time teacher, Elizabeth has presented to adults and children at writers festivals and other events in Australia and internationally. talks and workshops Target . . .

    Elizabeth is the award-winning author of nine novels for children and young adults. Titles include: Helicopter Man, The Invisible Hero, Matty Forever and My Dog Doesn’t Like Me. As a writer and one-time teacher, Elizabeth has presented to adults and children at writers festivals and other events in Australia and internationally. talks and workshops Target . . .

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