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Noel Whittaker writes weekly columns in major newspapers in every state in Australia. These include Brisbane Courier Mail, Brisbane Sunday Mail, Sydney Morning Herald and the Age. He also broadcasts regularly on ABC radio and appears on Channel 9.
He has written 22 bestselling books that have sold over two million copies around the world. His book “Making Money Made Simple” set sales records across the country and was recently named in the top 100 of the most influential books of the last century.
He was the co-founder of Whittaker Macnaught Pty Ltd, one of Queensland's largest financial planning companies, with funds under advice in excess of $2 billion. He relinquished all interest in that business in 2007.
In 2011 he was made a Member of the Order of Australia for his services to the Australian financial planning industry.
Lat year he accepted a position as independent director of VGI Global Ltd which listed on the Australian Stock Exchange on 28 September 2017.
He is also an executive producer of the film Think and Grow Rich - the Legacy. Which premiered in Los Angeles last October.
He is a Chartered Tax Adviser, a member of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission Regional Liaison committee, and is an Executive in Residence and Adjunct Professor with the Faculty of Business at the Queensland University of Technology.