About Tim Gavel

Sports commentator with ABC Grandstand for over 30 years Tim Gavel has called a range of sports including NRL, Super Rugby, Wallabies, Rowing World Cups, Rugby World Cups, Socceroos, Matildas, Opals, Boomers, WNBL, NBL, International Netball, Men's and Women's one day international cricket, Big Bash, World Volleyball League for Fox Sports, Rowing World Cup and National Championships for Fox Sports and the 2000 Paralympics.

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Hard work, initiative and family drives Canberra’s Greg Boorer to succeed
Local Leaders
By his own admission, when he began studying for an information science degree at the University of Newcastle, Greg Boorer had never used a computer. Now Greg is the CEO of a multi-billion dollar technology company that he co-founded, Canberra Data Centres. The company underpins so much of what we take for granted in Australia in terms of safety, security...
Roger Tall: A philanthropic giant in the Canberra community
Local Leaders
Roger Tall well remembers the catalyst which started him on the road to help others within the Canberra community. It was 25 years ago and Roger, a pharmacist, had become friends with a customer at his Wanniassa pharmacy whose son had severe cerebral palsy and who attended the Malkara Special School. He observed the love between parent and child and...
Community-minded Mirko Milic is driven to help others
Local Leaders
Vinnies CEO Sleep Out participant Mirko Milic says he’s always been a strong believer in giving back to the community, whether it is through involvement with a charity or sporting groups. As the Canberra Toyota Dealer Principal, Mirko says he is keen to lead by example to his 360 staff across seven sites in the ACT by demonstrating first hand...
Canberra Businessman and Philanthropist making our community a better place
Local Leaders
After striking up a conversation with Ehren Keys, you immediately feel as though life is pretty good. That’s the impact he can have on others. For his parents, Glenn and Mel and his two siblings, Siân and Tim, Ehren has influenced their lives in the most positive and productive ways. Twenty-five-year-old Ehren was born with Down syndrome. He embraces each...
The Red Robot: Capabilities limited only by your imagination
Local Leaders
If first impressions are anything to go by, the Red Robot factory in Fyshwick has the potential to change the world. This design and manufacturing hub is the virtual meeting point for ideas to meet reality. Nothing, it would appear, is out of the realm of possibility. In practice, this means that designers and innovators come up with a concept,...
A man of influence, generosity and compassion: Peter Munday
Local Leaders
Peter Munday left school at the age of 14 years, nine months. To clarify his departure from school, he was asked to leave Marist College. To say he lacked focus is an understatement. In Peter's own words, he had trouble concentrating and connecting with the education system. He was also bullied because he struggled with the basics. In his early...
CBR Brave winning coach signs on as partner with Meyer Vandenberg
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Canberra ice hockey hero and commercial lawyer Robert Starke will bring a strong work ethic and team culture to Meyer Vandenberg Lawyers as the firm's newest partner. The coach of Canberra's premiership-winning CBR Brave, Mr Starke has worked as a commercial lawyer in the public and private sectors for over a decade, and will head the firm's corporate and commercial...
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