Our speakers

The Speakers’ Hub has a range of volunteer speakers available to attend community and corporate events to help raise awareness about melanoma. 

NSW

Bettina Corbo

Bettina Corbo

Quoting Ferris Bueller, Bettina believes “life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and take a breath every once in a while, you might just miss it!”

Keith Rowe

Keith Rowe

Keith had a long and tragic family history of melanoma and then it got to him too. Thanks to a clinical trial, Keith was able to beat it and is dedicated to raising awareness of detection and prevention.

Jay Allen

Jay Allen

Jay is motivated by the experts at Melanoma Institute Australia:the oncologists, professors, surgeons and staff. “They are the real heroes,” he says.

Joanne Greene and Frankie

Joanne Green and Frankie

Joanne and her trusty companion Frankie spend their days spreading a message of hope in hospitals, nursing homes, even prisons. It is a long way from her darkest hour facing palliative care.

Julie Randall

Julie Randall

Julie Randall has an inspirational story to tell. Having faced a 0% survival rate, she understands the importance of tenacity, positivity and hope in everyday life. 

Vivian Falk

Vivian Falk

Vivian never imagined her husband, Leon’s routine skin cancer check would lead to melanoma diagnosis. She wants to use Leon's story as a platform to promote the importance of early detection for all. 

Rachel Bartlett

Rachel Bartlett

Rachel wants to be able to help people, especially youth, to understand what melanoma is and spread the word of living a sun smart life by getting regular skin checks.

QLD

Steve Thornton

Steve Thornton

Steve wants to share his story of hope thanks to the treatments available now, and open people’s eyes about melanoma, which is far more than ‘just skin cancer’.