Peter Goers OAM

Media Personality – 891 ABC, SA State Recipient Local Hero 2011

Peter Goers OAM is a reformed social irritant. He is a long serving and proud Ambassador. Since 2003 he has hosted his multi award winning Evening show on ABC Radio Adelaide, across SA and into the Silver City of Broken Hill. 

He has worked in the theatre for nearly 50 years, despite being only 48 years old; as actor, director, designer, playwright. He began writing for the Advertiser in 1985 and his Sunday Mail column began in 1991. Goers lived for three years in Istanbul, Turkey where he was known as ‘Australian Delight’, and taught drama at a university. 

He is a former South Australian Local Hero in the South Australian of the Year Awards, a Distinguished Alumni of Flinders University, and a much less distinguished but very proud alumni of Woodville Primary and Findon High Schools. He is the author/illustrator of a book ‘Send in the Clouds’ and in 2013 was honoured with the Medal of the Order of Australia for his services to community and the arts. He performs an annual Fringe show and is a Fringe Award winner. In the last 15 years he has performed/spoken more than 1000 times throughout SA for good causes. 

Meet our Ambassadors

Nasir Hussain

Diversity Advocate & President of Muslim Australian Connections of South Australia

Since migrating to Australia in 2006, Nasir has devoted himself to building bridges between Muslims and the wider Australian society.

Dr Felicity-ann Lewis

Community Leader & 2014 SA Australian of the Year

A dedicated, dynamic leader, Dr Felicity-ann Lewis is passionate about creating a better, healthier, more inclusive Australia

Chris Schacht

Former Senator & President of Volleyball Australia

Chris is a former President of the Australian Volleyball Federation and an elected representative to the Legal Commission of the “Federation Internationale de Volleyball”. He is also a board member of numerous worthwhile organisations.

Pat Rix

South Australian Local Hero, 2007

A respected artistic director with significant experience creating collaborative community and mainstage productions in South Australia, the United States and Southeast Asia.
Professor Jennifer McKay AM

Professor Jennifer McKay AM

Professor - Business, Law and Environment

Professor Jennifer McKay AM is an academic lawyer with a passion for research to celebrate some but reform other laws to achieve a sound and clean environment for future generations.
Christine Robertson

Christine Robertson OAM

Co-founder of Lost Pets of South Australia, Creator of Chipblitz program & SA State Recipient Local Hero 2023

Christine co-founded the Lost Pets of South Australia charity in 2013 to reunite lost pets with their families. The volunteer organisation uses social media and its connections with the RSPCA and other animal welfare groups to get lost animals back home.