Tracey Spicer AM is a multiple Walkley Award winning author, journalist and broadcaster who has anchored national programs for ABC TV and radio, Network Ten and Sky News.
The inaugural national convener of Women in Media, Tracey is one of the most sought-after keynote speakers and emcees in the region. In 2019 she was named the NSW Premier’s Woman of the Year, accepted the Sydney Peace Prize alongside Tarana Burke for the Me Too movement, and won the national award for Excellence in Women’s Leadership through Women & Leadership Australia.
In 2018, Tracey was chosen as one of the Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence, winning the Social Enterprise and Not-For-Profit category. She was also named Agenda Setter of the Year by the website Women’s Agenda. For her 30 years of media and charity work, Tracey has been awarded the Order of Australia.
Documentaries: Highlights of her outstanding career include writing, pro-ducing and presenting documentaries on women and girls in Bangladesh, Kenya, Uganda, Papua New Guinea and India. She is an Ambassador for ActionAid, World Vision, Cancer Council NSW, QUT’s Learning Potential Fund, SISTER2sister and Purple Our World, and Patron of the Pancreatic Cancer Alliance.
Recently, the ABC highlighted Tracey’s #metoo work in the three part documentary series Silent No More, which featured the stories of hidden survivors.
Author: Her first book, The Good Girl Stripped Bare, became a bestseller within weeks of publication, while her TEDx Talk, The Lady Stripped Bare, has attracted more than five million views worldwide. Tracey’s essays have appeared in dozens of books including Women of Letters, She’s Having a Laugh, Father Figures, Unbreakable, and Bewitched & Bedevilled: Women Write the Gillard Years.
Tracey was very accommodating and an absolute pleasure to work with. ... keep reading Burwood Council
Tracey was of course amazing and such a professional. I really appreciated the fact that she arrived onsite earlier than her scheduled performance to really understand the event and the audience. As I said, such a professional, and the ideal speaker for our event.
Tracey was an impeccable speaker and perfect for our IWD event. Her message resonated with both young and older audience from various backgrounds. Her smart delivery is full of humour and has guests still talking about it today.
Tracey is lively and very approachable and our business community loved the event her speech and sense of humour we can thank her enough. I hope she felt the warmth from the crowd, will definitely be recommending her to all my networks