Lyn Carman

Getting to know Lyn you will see an incredible advocate for better oral health globally for all, with a particular focus on rural and remote oral health. Lyn supports others to step into their light, and works with individuals, teams, and businesses to create harmonious workplaces and delivering outstanding oral health care and education. Lyn is a Clinical Dental Hygienist, behavioural expert, recruiter, business owner and sits on many committees and advisory groups and is constantly driven to seek new challenges and seek a better way forward. Lyn graduated from Adelaide, Dental Hygiene in 1986. When she became a business owner in 2008, she was the first hygienist in South Australia to own a practice and employ dentists and a fabulous team. The driving force for the business was to create a practice driven by passion for connecting oral health and general health. Lyn inspires those around her to find their voice and shine their individual and unique selves unapologetically. Helping them to find what lights them up, what’s important to them and discovering their values and purpose in order to follow their own path. “What an amazing gift to be able to get up every morning and love what you do!” – Lyn

Phillip McEvoy & Daughter Renae Edmund

Phillip McEvoy and his daughter Renae Edmunds discuss their Son and Brother Kerrin’s  career journey from grass roots level to  Australian Champion and International Jockey. Born and living his childhood day’s in Streaky Bay, Kerrin is a local hero and inspiration to the youth of the district. The community recently bestowed the honour of immortalising Kerrin with a bronze statue created by sculptor Ken Martin which has pride of place in the town centre on the foreshore lawns.

Steph Schmidt

Guest Speaker Stephanie Schmidt is passionate about developing a thriving rural Australia, supporting individuals and communities not only to grow but to thrive. Steph is a Clinical Psychologist and farmer, running a large sheep and cropping farm with her husband and 3 young sons. Most recently, Steph was honoured to be the South Australian 2020 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award winner and the 2021 Safework SA Augusta Zadow Award winner. Steph founded ACT for Ag as a space to inform, connect and remind rural Australians with skills to thrive in adversity. She combines her psychological knowledge with her lived experience of the challenges and rewards of farming life to introduce accessible and effective resilience skills to our farmers and rural communities.

Kate Burr

Guest Speaker Kate Burr is an Award-Winning Comedian and a High-Performance Humour Coach with a 20-year on stage career. She has performed at International Business Conferences, in Comedy Clubs around Australia, the Adelaide Fringe and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Kate was the “Physically Stuffed Mum” in the stage show THE THREE STUFFED MUMS and has produced and performed in 9 Adelaide Fringe Festivals. As the Creator of COMIC INTELLIGENCE and the FUNNY ON PURPOSE FORMULA, Kate also shares her knowledge with others, running High-Performance Humour workshops for Leaders and Professionals. Using her signature “Funny On Purpose Formula”, she has “left-brained” comedy by adding her own templates, checklists and laugh data. Kate’s bubbly effervescent nature overflows on stage and she brings such a warm energy to the place it’s hard not to feel better after seeing her perform.

Alice Haddy - Entertainer

Alice has been playing relentlessly around South Australia for almost 10 years now.

Her sound oozes folky goodness and as the AU Review noted “this lady knows how to work her atmosphere”.

Alice has graced stages alongside John Butler and Paul Dempsey and has played over 100 performances in the past year.