Speak­ers and talks

Thinkers. Doers. Idea-generators. These are the speakers who have delivered a talk at TEDxCanberra.

Click on a speaker or performer to dive into our library of TEDxCanberra Talks — fascinating people speakers presenting to TEDxCanberra's audience about everything from politics to cow poo. We host all of their talks for the world to enjoy, explore, and use.

Simon Taylor


Pete Wil­li­ams

(Re)making society (better)

Pat McGorry

Youth mental health changemaker

Mitchell Whitelaw

Cultural visualiser

Miri­am Lyons

Progressive policymaker

Mar­co Ostini

Open-source space explorer

Julie Poset­ti

New media deep diver

Fran­cis Owusu

Empowering youth through dance

Ed Bos­worth

Banking risk expert

Dawn O’Neil

Suicide prevention activist

Ash Don­ald­son

Bias challenger

Kristin Alford

Science communicator

Liz Dawson

Homelessness advocate

Mark Pes­ce

Seeker (and finder) of our future