Tracey Spicer

Author, Journalist, TV Presenter & Keynote Speaker

Tracey Spicer is an outstanding investigative journalist and community leader. Her achievements as an author, journalist and broadcaster have been recognised with multiple Walkley Awards.

The national co-founder of Women in Media and NOW Australia, Tracey was named the NSW Premier's Woman of the Year in 2019, and in 2018 she was identified as one of the Australian Financial Review's 100 Women of Influence, winning the Social Enterprise and Not-For-Profit category. Tracey was also named Agenda Setter of the Year by the website Women's Agenda in 2019 and she has been awarded the Order of Australia in recognition of 30 years of media and charity work.

With a sharp mind and a calm manner, Tracey is an accomplished facilitator and an excellent keynote speaker on a broad range of topics. Renowned for the courage of her convictions, passion for social justice, and commitment to equality, she also has a wicked sense of humour.

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Tracey has anchored programs for ABC TV, Network Ten, Channel 9, Sky News and Radio 2UE. Highlights of her outstanding career include writing, producing 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, Domestic Violence NSW, QUT's Learning Potential Fund and SISTER2sister, and Patron of the Pancreatic Cancer Alliance.

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.

With tireless investigative journalism, Tracey spearheaded a documentary in Australia about the #metoo movement. But her greatest joy is spending time with her husband Jason, and children Taj and Grace.

Client testimonials

Tracey Spicer is an entertaining and inspirational speaker. She is truly authentic and we were honoured to have her at our ExtraOrdinary Women event for International Women's Day. She held the attention of everyone in the room. Our delegates were so impressed with her presentation that they are already signing up for next year! I can highly recommend Tracey as a speaker at any event. It was an absolute pleasure to work with her. She is an amazing woman who is really making a difference in the world.

Dr Annemarie Christie - The Children's Doctor

You were brilliant! Thank you so much for Race Day last Saturday which for us was a great success. You played a large part in the success of the day with your 3 p's namely professionalism, poise and positiveness. I established on Saturday you have a big fan club in GP land. Also as an MC in no time you established a genuine empathy for our cause which is very important for us. Firstly I trust you enjoyed the day and secondly we would love to have you do our gig again next year considering you established a beaut rapport with our supporters.

Wheelchair Sports NSW

We would just like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking out the time to be the MC of The Ronald Ball. There has been a lot of positive feedback about the tremendous job you did.

RMHC Ball Committee