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Liz
Ellis AO

One of Australia's most successful netballers.

Profile

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.

Her achievements, strategies and philosophies on life are inspiring, and provide motivating and entertaining insights, as a highly sought-after guest speaker.

Previous experience

Accolades: 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.

TV: Liz is also a highly successful and experienced broadcaster. Appearing on television and radio as a sports commentator and presenter since her retirement from playing, Liz provided expert commentary on the Nine Network's 2016 Fast5 competition coverage, and previously on Network Ten and Fox Sports for the Trans-Tasman Netball season broadcasts. She is currently a regular co-host on Sports Sunday on the Nine Network and continues to provide commentary for the Suncorp Super Netball also broadcast on Nine as well as appearing regularly on The Project on Channel 10.

Radio: 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.

Recognition: 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" and in 2018 she was given the honour of being made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for "distinguished service to netball as an elite player and coach, through support and advocacy for young women, as a contributor to the broadcast and print media industries, and to the community”

Stage: 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.

Expertise
Topics

Lifestyle & Wellbeing

  • Media Personalities & Celebrity

Sport

  • Netball
Feedback
Liz was the perfect dinner speaker. She was funny, had strong take away message, wove the company story into her story. Sage Software Australia
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