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Dual Olympian & Former Senator

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About me

  • Field Hockey
  • Sport
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Professional
  • International Field Hockey
  • Australian Hockey League
  • Celebrity
  • Entertainment
  • Politician
  • Commonwealth Games
  • Sporting Events
  • 4x400m Relay
  • Athletics
  • Track and Field
  • Media
  • Influencer
  • 400m
  • 100m
  • 200m
  • Business
  • Australian Olympic Team

Nova Peris as an MC, keynote speaker or guest speaker:

Igniting Inspiration: Nova Peris OAM OLY, a Trailblazing Indigenous Keynote Speaker and Olympic Champion

In the realm of Australian sports history, one name shines brighter than the rest—Nova Peris OAM OLY. As an Olympic Gold Medallist, Commonwealth Champion, and the first Aboriginal woman elected to Federal Parliament, Nova holds a cherished place in the hearts of many.

Nova's journey began with an extraordinary feat—she became the first Aboriginal person and Northern Territorian to win an Olympic Gold Medal. Representing the Hockeyroos, she propelled her team to victory with a triumphant 3-16 score against South Korea. Unfazed by boundaries and driven by her dreams, Nova then shifted sports to embark on an awe-inspiring path as a track and field athlete, making her mark on the world stage.

What sets Nova apart is her unparalleled achievement of reaching back-to-back Summer Olympic Games finals in consecutive sports. This extraordinary accomplishment places her in a league of her own, marking her as the only person on the planet to have accomplished such a remarkable feat.

Beyond her athletic prowess, Nova's determination and resilience led her to create history once again. With her election as the first Aboriginal woman to hold a seat in the Federal Parliament as Senator for the Northern Territory, she carved a path of representation and advocacy, becoming a beacon of hope and inspiration for Indigenous communities across the nation. Throughout her tenure, Nova served on various Senate Committees, contributing her insights to vital areas such as Education and Employment, Finance and Public Administration, and Community Affairs.

Continuing her remarkable journey of making a difference, Nova established her own charity—the Nova Peris Foundation. Through this foundation, she champions causes close to her heart, empowering individuals and communities to thrive and overcome challenges.

Recognising her profound impact and contributions, Nova's achievements are immortalised in a bronze statue unveiled at Federation Square in Melbourne. This tribute stands as a testament to her indomitable spirit and lasting legacy.

As a keynote speaker, Nova Peris OAM OLY captivates audiences with her awe-inspiring story of triumph over adversity. Her unique perspective as an Indigenous leader, Olympic champion, and political trailblazer resonates deeply with corporate audiences seeking to foster diversity, inclusion, and meaningful change within their organisations. By inviting Nova to speak at your event, you can unlock a wealth of wisdom, inspiration, and actionable insights that will leave a lasting impact on your audience.

Are you searching for a keynote speaker who embodies resilience, empowerment, and the spirit of reconciliation? Look no further. Nova Peris OAM OLY is poised to ignite the flame of inspiration within your organisation during National Reconciliation Week or any occasion that calls for a transformative guest speaker.

Secure Nova Peris OAM OLY as your next corporate guest speaker and witness the transformative power of her story. Contact us now to embark on a remarkable journey of inclusion, cultural awareness, and personal growth with one of Australia's most revered and sought-after speakers.

Nova for brand and marketing campaigns:

Harness the Influence: Nova Peris OAM OLY, the Perfect Brand Ambassador and Celebrity Influencer for Your Social Media Campaigns

When it comes to choosing a brand ambassador and celebrity influencer for your social media campaigns, Nova Peris OAM OLY embodies the ideal combination of influence, authenticity, and a powerful story. Her remarkable journey as an Olympic Gold Medallist, Commonwealth Champion, and the first Aboriginal woman elected to Federal Parliament resonates deeply with audiences across Australia and beyond.

Nova's unparalleled achievements and trailblazing spirit make her an exceptional fit for businesses committed to diversity, inclusion, and social impact. Her unique perspective as an Indigenous leader and advocate adds depth and authenticity to any brand's messaging. By aligning your business with Nova Peris OAM OLY, you tap into her powerful personal brand, leveraging her influence to reach and engage a diverse audience.

Whether you operate in the sports, wellness, social impact, or corporate sectors, Nova's story of triumph over adversity captivates hearts and minds. Her experiences and accomplishments inspire audiences to embrace resilience, celebrate diversity, and strive for greatness. By associating your brand with Nova, you showcase your commitment to meaningful change and resonate with consumers who value authenticity and inclusivity.

As a celebrity influencer, Nova Peris OAM OLY possesses the ability to drive brand awareness, enhance engagement, and inspire action on social media platforms. Her loyal following and wide reach provide an invaluable opportunity for businesses to amplify their messages and connect with a diverse audience. From Instagram campaigns to sponsored content collaborations, Nova brings her authentic voice, credibility, and influential presence to ensure the success of your social media initiatives.

Choose Nova Peris OAM OLY as your brand ambassador and celebrity influencer, and witness the transformative impact she can have on your social media campaigns. Contact us now to explore the possibilities of partnering with one of Australia's most esteemed and influential figures, and embark on a journey of authentic storytelling and brand elevation.

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Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia, Tasmania

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Nova was so lovely to work with, she was friendly, easy-going, easy to contact, reliable and went above and beyond to deliver a memorable talk. She spoke from the heart about her family’s story and her passion for success following a history of oppression. Her strength, resilience and commitment to empowering Aboriginal communities is truly inspiring.
Samantha Swan, Altis Consulting Marketing Specialist
Nova was AMAZING! We are absolutely stoked with how the session went. Our staff absolutely loved the session as did I, we could have listened to her for hours!
Kingston/Bayside/Glen Eira City Councils