Rupert McCall OAM
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Testimonials for Rupert McCall OAM
“We have received such wonderful feedback from the regions and attendees of the QLD Regional Showcase that Rupert McCall was the perfect person for the role. As MC, he set the tone for the two days so that everything went smoothly and stress-free. In fact one person referred to it as an “inspired choice”! Rupert’s poem has also been a big hit with a number of regions requesting a copy.”
Lauren Diamond-Horwill (Director Strategic Communications QLD Government)
We have received overwhelming positive feedback from delegates regarding Rupert's presentation. Rupert's style is unique and embodies everything that is Australian. He is passionate and patriotic and that is reflected in his poetry which stirs the emotion of the audience and brings the spirit of Australia to the fore. The audience loved his presentation. No Australian will ever get sick of 'Green and Gold Malaria'.
It was an absolute delight to have Rupert as our MC. His easy going nature and poetic flare make him an entertaining and fun host. His people skills are impressive with the ability to make everyone feel comfortable and involved. We had many positive comments from our staff on how they enjoyed meeting him and listening to his poems. We thank him for making our Christmas Party a special and memorable night.
Fee Range: Up to $5000
Rupert McCall OAM's Biography
Rupert McCall OAM is the author of six anthologies of verse that have collectively sold over 120,000 copies. He is equally at home in radio or on TV and his resume features hosting roles for CH7’s The Great South East, 4BC’s Sports Today program and CH9’s Weekend Extra. Rupert’s great passion for sport was on display when he was appointed chief commentator for CH10 at the 2007 Rugby World Cup in France.
Researching, writing and reciting special poetical tributes is what makes Rupert McCall truly unique. He has inspired standing ovations from Perth in Australia to Palm Springs in America and continues to astound audiences with his passionate words, his brilliant recollection and his spine-tingling delivery.
In many sectors, Rupert McCall has become the poet of our generation. In 2005 he was awarded the honour of opening the Prelude to the Dawn Service in Gallipoli with his acclaimed and moving tribute NINETY YEARS AGO and in 2011, he recited his poem A FIREFIGHTER’S DREAM at Ground Zero for the New York Fire Dept on the 10th Anniversary of 9/11. Rupert has also paid tribute to heroes and legends such as Roger Federer, Rod Laver, Greg Norman, Shane Warne, Gary Ablett, John Eales, Dawn Fraser, Don Bradman and Black Caviar!
His popularity transcends all demographics and ages, from the schools he visits to the corporate and sporting functions that he entertains. He is a passionate Australian and his ability to share this enthusiasm with any audience is warmly received.
He has hosted and spoken at various high profile functions including Allan Border Medal Dinners, AFL Hall of Fame Dinners, Olympic receptions, racing occasions from Flemington to Birdsville, Test Match Rugby functions, tributes and testimonials. Rupert has already carved out a unique position in the Australian psyche and will continue to captivate and inspire audiences for years to come.
Rupert McCall has waxed lyrical at Anzac Cove (Gallipoli) Ground Zero (New York) The Australian Open Tennis Tournament, Allan Border Medal Dinners, Official Melbourne Cup luncheons, AFL Hall of Fame Inductions, Olympic Receptions, Hopman Cup Gala Balls, Mazda 3 Launches, First Families of Wine Tastings, International Student Friendship Ceremonies, Regional Showcases, Boxing Day Test Matches and the Birdsville Races just to name a few!
No one in the world can get the hairs on the back of your neck standing to attention like Rupert McCall. He understands the occasion and is a master at connecting with the heart and soul of what that moment is all about.
There is no substitute for the experience and professionalism that Rupert brings to the table when it comes to a special event and audience members will often attest to Rupert’s unique touch being the highlight.
In 2013 as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, Rupert received a Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia for services to the community, particularly as a poet.