Community Testimonials

St John Ambulance Australia Trivia Night

“We write to thank you for being the guest speaker at the St John Ambulance Australia trivia night held at the Hellenic Club in Canberra. St John raised over $8,000 at the trivia night to support St John ophthalmic programs at the St John Eye Hospital in Jerusalem. …”

“It was very inspiring for our audience to hear about what you have achieved, how you have overcome adversity and developed personal resilience to reach such amazing goals.”

“Thanks again for being our guest speaker and providing such an interesting and insightful speech.”

Amanda Power, Finance Manager, St John Ambulance Australia

Melba Shed

Comments received from Melba Shed’s members were: ”Impressive”,  “She is a good speaker”, “I liked the way she brought humour into her talk”, “I liked the emotion she showed. It moved me.

Talk to Melba Shed members, July 2017

Australia Day Ambassador 2017

Cabonne Council Australia Day speeches
Cabonne Council Australia Day speeches

“On behalf of the Cabonne Council, I would like to express my sincere thanks to you for visiting Cabonne as our Australia Day Ambassador for 2017. I have received considerable positive feedback about your personal stories, your enthusiasm for engaging with community members and your obvious pride in being Australian.”

“It is wonderful you made the time and effort to speak with so many Cabonne residents. I’m sure those who attended Mullion Creek, Cargo and Canowindra will remember your visit for a long time to come, as I certainly will. Once again thank you for your efforts and your participation in the Ambassador program, and we hope to see you in Cabonne Country again soon.”

Ian Gosper, Mayor, Cabonne Council

FITAbility website launch

“The grit and determination needed to make it to the top in the world of sport was evident in your speech. You spoke with conviction and meaning, but also with lightness and graciousness.”

“I’m sure everyone in the room was inspired and uplifted by what you have to say. I hope lots of people in future get to be infected by the enthusiasm for life which you exhibit.”

Gary Humphries, Senator for the ACT, 2011

Freshwater Probus Club

“I have not before heard so many positive comments from club members. Such remarks as ‘entertaining and inspirational’, ‘amusing but really inspiring’, and many others when discussing your talk afterward.”

Northern Beaches Business Award Dinner

“The enthusiasm generated by the guest is testament to the enormous importance placed on the award by the local community, and the excellent feedback both on the night and from calls to our office, confirms this.”

Chatswood Rotary Club

“Given all her courageous achievements, Lindy was in an excellent position to urge us to follow our dreams. We left the meeting very much inspired to follow our dream.”

“Lindy was able to take her personal experiences, the good and the bad, and present them in a well prepared and well delivered address. … she was able to gain their attention and interest, reflected on the quality of her presentation.”

DTA Northern Beaches Group

“Lindy came to our meeting as a guest speaker and it was great to listen to her talk. Not only was she able to talk about how she ended up being a VIP, but she was very informative and gave people at the meeting the opportunity to ask lots of questions.”

Rotary Club of Glenhaven

“Lindy was very inspirational. All our members were very impressed with Lindy and her dedication to her sport.”

Rotary Club of Dural

“In a word she was fantastic, and we simply loved her presentation. She spoke to us for almost an hour, including question time, and she presents an amazing story of achieving success under difficult conditions.”

Jackie Byrnes, Olympic Coach

“Lindy has a very unique style; she has a wonderful story to tell. She speaks with humour and humanity. She is a very worthwhile speaker for any organisation.”