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Indira Naidoo

Indira Naidoo

Indira Naidoo is one of Australia's most popular broadcasters. Her warm, clear presentation style, approachable personality and extensive news background make her an extremely popular MC and much sought-after guest speaker for a wide range of events and conferences.

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Testimonials for Indira Naidoo

“Indira was flawless, MC’ed with such warmth and engagement and sense of occasion.”
Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

“Indira was fabulous – confident, relaxed, informed and humorous. Our guests loved her.”
Women in Insurance

“Indira was both professional and charming in her approach to her presentation. Our audience were delighted with her speech. The audience appreciation was evident by the great number of questions from the floor.”
Capital Parkroyal Canberra

“Wow… Indira was well received by our guests, with her personality coming through in her presentation, a facet we considered most important.”
St Vincent’s Gala Ball

Indira was flawless, MCed with such warmth and engagement and sense of occasion.

Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation


Indira was extremely well received. The audience were captivated by her presentation and her insight into small space gardening.

Manningham City Council


Indira Naidoo Travels from NSW
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Indira Naidoo's Biography

Indira Naidoo is one of Australia’s most popular broadcasters.


During her 25-year award-winning journalistic career, Ms Naidoo has hosted and reported for some of the country’s most distinguished news and current affair programs – including ABC’s LATE EDITION nightly news and as an anchor and reporter for SBS TV’s the WORLD NEWS TONIGHT.


In recent years Indira’s journalistic interest has shifted to the role global environmental issues play in conflict, poverty and food security.


She has been the media manager for consumer advocacy group CHOICE and was a Geneva-based sustainability consultant with the United Nations’ trade development arm – The International Trade Centre.


In 2009 she was selected from 2000 applicants to be trained by former US Vice President Al Gore as a climate change presenter.


Her first book, the best-selling ‘The Edible Balcony’ published in 2011, about growing food in small spaces, has been launched in London, Hong Kong and New York and she lectures internationally on food sustainability issues. Her follow up second book – ‘The Edible City’ - about community gardening will be published in August 2015.


Indira also hosts urban food garden tours. Last year she took a tour group to explore the rooftop farms of New York City. In 2016 – with Adventure World Travel - she led a group through the urban food gardens of London, Amsterdam, Berlin and Vienna.


She has designed two award-winning food gardens for the Australian Garden Show Sydney, in Centennial Park, and through her garden company helps community group build their own food gardens.


Indira is an ambassador for Sydney’s homeless crisis centre the Wayside Chapel and conducts weekly gardening classes on its rooftop vegetable garden for its homeless visitors.