Industry Speaker Bank

The Industry Speaker Bank (ISB) is a ready resource of local volunteers from varied backgrounds, job roles and career pathways eager to share their knowledge with young people about their career journey.

Career Exploration Series

Introducing our new Career Exploration Series. Discover, Explore, Get Ready

The Industry Speaker Bank (ISB) Career Exploration Series is an exciting opportunity for students to learn more about different career fields, jobs of the future and the rapidly changing world of work. Each series will showcase a range of emerging industry sectors, what it’s like to work in a variety of different workplaces that will aim to open students’ eyes to a world of job options.

Catch up on Series Two

Explore the following webinars;

Catch up on Series One

Explore the following webinars;

Apprenticeships & Pathways with Daniel Grech from Mas Experience (PDF Presentation Slides)

International Freight, Transport & Logistics with Robert Brown from Make Your Mov (PDF Presentation Slides)

Horticulture with David Reid from Nursery & Garden Industry Victoria

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ISB - Career Conversations

Delve into a variety of industry sectors and listen to the people who work in them. Career Conversations explores the different career paths and work journey from local industry professionals.

Industry Speaker Bank     

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, Speaker Bank presentations have moved to online delivery via video conferencing platforms.

Speakers are available to deliver inspiring presentations via online platforms to students as part of your school’s career activities.

Let us connect you with a local industry / vocational expert to enhance your students learning experience.

  • Explore inspiring career pathways
  • Specific business or industry-related careers advice
  • Career planning with employment specialists
  • Work readiness tips

Book a Speaker

To organise or enquire about getting the right speaker for your activity or event, please contact the ISB Team or view our list of current speakers.

If you are looking for a particular speaker which is not listed contact us and we will endeavour to find an appropriate person to meet your needs.


What you need to know…

Our speakers work on a volunteer basis; therefore, availability is determined by the amount of notice given. Planning is essential in securing your speakers that match your criteria.

For schools, as per provisions set out by the Department of Education & Training teachers and students may be asked to conduct a survey upon participation in the ISB program.

Request a Speaker

Complete the following form.

Download a copy of the Speaker list.


For general enquiries about the Industry Speaker Bank contact:

Sam Wooster

Project Officer - Business and Industry Partnerships Team


(Thurs and Fridays)

For general enquiries about the Industry Speaker Bank contact:

Tom Burgess

Manager of Education and Industry Partnerships


( Tues - Fridays)