MIA Speakers’ Hub are inspiring volunteer speakers available to attend community and corporate events to help raise awareness about melanoma. Click on your state to see MIA Speakers’ Hub members in your area.

2022-02-16T09:01:59+11:00

Anne Gately

Through sharing her impactful story about surviving Stage IV melanoma, Anne is on a mission to change the way Australians behave in the sun.

2022-03-01T18:27:11+11:00

Renee Darling

At the age of 24 Renee was a new mum, and a cancer patient. Now, as a Stage III melanoma survivor, Renee is dedicated to raising awareness about melanoma prevention and early detection.

2022-02-16T13:44:15+11:00

Rachel Bartlett

Rachel wants to be able to help people, especially youth, to understand what melanoma is and spread the word of living a sun smart life and having regular skin checks.

2022-02-16T13:44:26+11:00

Vivian Valk

Vivian never imagined her husband, Leon’s routine skin cancer check would lead to melanoma diagnosis. She wants to use Leon's story as a platform to promote the importance of early detection for all.

2022-02-22T12:27:14+11:00

Kristy Roberts

Kristy’s husband Geoff passed away from melanoma in June 2016. Kristy works in healthcare, so she is motivated to share Geoff’s story and raise awareness to help others and change behaviours.

2022-02-15T15:51:18+11:00

Fay Duffy

Fay wants to share her husband Lyell’s melanoma story to make a difference by raising awareness and encouraging others to take action.

2022-02-16T15:12:59+11:00

Annette St Clair

Annette St Clair’s daughter Amie lost her battle with melanoma when she was just 23. In Amie’s honour, Annette is now dedicated to educating people in the Riverina about melanoma and supporting those impacted.

2022-02-16T15:34:09+11:00

Steve Thornton

Steve wants to share his story of hope thanks to the treatments available now, and open people’s eyes about melanoma, which is far more than ‘just skin cancer’.

2022-02-21T11:22:52+11:00

Lee-Ann Lovegrove

Lee-Ann is motivated to be part of the Speakers’ Hub to share her story so others are aware of the dangers of sun exposure, skin cancer and melanoma, as well as how it can affect your life.

2022-02-21T11:23:00+11:00

Leon Betts

Leon lost his 25 year old daughter to melanoma and is passionate about continuing her legacy of raising awareness about melanoma prevention.

2022-02-16T15:12:50+11:00

Keith Rowe

Keith had a long and tragic family history of melanoma and then it got to him too. Thanks to a clinical trial, Keith was able to beat it and is dedicated to raising awareness of detection and prevention.

2022-02-16T13:45:01+11:00

Julie Randall

Julie Randall has an inspirational story to tell. Having faced a 0% survival rate, she understands the importance of tenacity, positivity and hope in everyday life.

2022-02-21T11:23:10+11:00

Bettina Corbo

Quoting Ferris Bueller, Bettina believes “life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and take a breath every once in a while, you might just miss it!”

2022-02-16T10:25:59+11:00

Raph McGowan

Raph lost his sister Tess to melanoma so he’s passionate about honouring her legacy and determined to prevent other families from experiencing such a devastating loss.