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Walter Mikac

Walter Mikac is a powerful keynote speaker delivering messages on resilience, change and challenge. He is a highly motivational and engaging, leaving audiences inspired and driven.

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As the keynote speaker for our National Personal Support Program conference, Walter delivered powerful strategies that our participants could use every day. His ideas for dealing with change really hit a make with the audience and gave them a better understanding of dealing with trauma and crisis.
Carole Gregson-Conference Business Manager , National Employment Services Association  

Excellent! Talking to the audience instead of at the audience kept everyone involved. Your message is relevant and important for all industries.
Kos Sclavos, National President, Pharmacy Guild of Australia  

At our national conference you captured the attention and hearts of every single audience member. Well done Rotary Australia District Govenor ( District 9810)   October 2009   Powerful. What a revelation on survival !
Conference delegate - International Paediatric Nurses Association  

"My personal summary was how an "ordinary" person can achieve extraordinary things when placed in a situation of extreme challenge, and with amazing courage and determination can make a difference by setting and reaching their goals."
Narelle Rowell Team Support and Development , Mornington Peninsula Shire Council  

You really made the connection between business performance and personal challenge. A courageous journey and presentation.
Robyn Ede Phamrmacy Women’s Congress Convenor, Pharmacy Giuld of Australia 2009
Walter Mikac Travels from VIC
Fee Range: .Up to $5000

Walter Mikac's Biography

Walter Mikac is a powerful keynote speaker delivering messages on resilience, change and challenge.  He is a highly motivational and engaging, leaving audiences inspired and driven.  

Walter Mikac’s story touched the world. His wife and two little girls were amongst 35 people shot dead at Australia’s worst ever massacre, at Port Arthur, Tasmania, in 1996.  

Walter’s courage and dignity in the face of unimaginable horror had a profound and far reaching effect. It was a journey requiring unimaginable strength and courage, played out under the unrelenting glare of the media spot-light. His desire to create something positive from the devastation won him universal acclaim and led to extraordinary outcomes, including:  
National gun law reform
The thriving children’s charity The Alannah and Madeleine Foundation
The recent patronage of HRH Princess Mary and an adaptation of AMF’s programs throughout Denmark  

A successful author and experienced pharmacist, Walter has shared his insights at the National Press Club, on  A Current Affair, 60 minutes, SBS, ABC, and is a regular guest on 3AW. He is remarried with a child, and finding huge demand for his message from a diverse range of groups.  

His keynote speeches are powerful, and the uniqueness of his life story leads to sell-out audiences and media opportunities for many organisations. He guarantees to leave audiences with a renewed perspective on life that can translate into many diverse corporate and personal benefits.  

 In this volatile financial time, where the business landscape changes on a daily basis, one of Walter’s keynote presentations has particular relevance. Under the theme of “Resilience for Life ” he demonstrates through his own poignant story, the importance of being prepared for change. 

Speaking Topics Include

  • Unlock your potential
  • Build a happier, more productive workplace.
  • Create extraordinary outcomes from challenge or change.
  • Motivate and Inspire