Liz is one of Australia’s highest profile elite athletes and most successful netballers ever. She surpassed the record for most test matches played for Australia in 2005 and captained the Sydney Swifts and Australian Netball Team until her retirement in 2007.
Liz’s career highlights include 3 World Championships, 2 Commonwealth Games Gold Medals and 4 National Premierships (Sydney Swifts), as well as being named Australia’s Most Valuable Player on four occasions.
Liz is also a former solicitor, and highly successful and experienced broadcaster. Appearing on television and radio as a sports commentator and presenter, Liz is the expert commentator on Network Ten and Fox Sports for the Trans Tasman Netball season broadcast. Liz’s articulate and engaging wit and down to earth manner has also seen her in demand on many entertainment programs on both radio and TV and broadcasting for ABC Local radio around the nation.
In 2009, Liz became a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Australia Day Honours for ‘services to netball and the encouragement of women in sport, and to the community through support for a range of charitable organizations’.
In 2015, Liz developed a live stage show, The Centurions, with other netball greats Sharelle McMahon and Catherine Cox, offering fans an unprecedented and entertaining insight into their private, professional and public lives.
Her achievements, strategies and philosophies on life are inspiring, and provide motivating and entertaining insights, as a highly sought after guest speaker.
Liz travels from Sydney
Liz is very down to earth and natural. She had everyone captivated.Sheridan Woodcroft, Domain Principal Group
Liz was excellent... she’s a born speaker. She has great presence, a really lovely natural style and her content is first class. She just nailed what we were after – and was able to draw really strong parallels between leadership in the sporting arena and business world.Kristen Plummer, Manager, International HR Director Forum CEO Forum Group
[Liz was] able to engage everyone both from personal experiences and what they are trying to achieve in their business life in a very warm, honest and humorous manner.Dick Shaw, Richard Shaw and Associates
Great – very practical and down to earth – great sense of humour and very easy to relate to her ideas... very motivating and everyone could have taken away [something] to use in their day-to-day roles.From Bayer Management Development Day
Liz pitched it just right and the content was perfect – she was outstanding.Hugh McKid, Head of Finance, Ruralco Holdings