Tim Shaw

Book Tim Shaw for speaking engagements & events.

Tim Shaw

Tim Shaw is an award winning journalist with 25 years working in the Australian and international media as a host, presenter, commentator, producer, MC and keynote speaker.

He serves as a member of the federal parliamentary press gallery and a board member and director of The National Press Club of Australia.

He has appeared on all commercial television networks in Australia and on current affairs programs such as the Seven Network’s Today Tonight and My Business Programs. Tim was the Thailand based foreign correspondent for the seven network Australia as a senior journalist.

He studied a BA in media with a major in Indigenous cultural studies at Macquarie University in Sydney; a foundation student of the Macquarie University Indigenous Studies Program.

An accomplished radio broadcaster, Tim has hosted radio programs in Australia and internationally since 1995. Guests have included Prime Ministers, ministers and the opposition spokespersons, key players in business, the arts, science, technology, culture and lifestyle.

He was a Sydney New South Wales 2000 team member at the Sydney Media Centre, Darling Island during the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games coordinating radio, print & TV media to a global audience. Tim is also proud to be an Australia Day Ambassador for the Australia Day Council since 1995.

Proud Father of three amazing daughters who keep him in check!


“Men and Women of Australia” – Tim Shaw “Inside the National Press Club of Australia”

Have you ever wondered what really happens before the camera rolls at the National Press Club? Go inside the bubble and find out some of the classic happenings from an experienced insider and political practitioner Tim Shaw. From 11 November 1975 (his own political awakening) to what former PM Paul Keating really thinks about the AUKUS submarine deal. Who drank six glasses of wine before delivering a speech without missing a beat. When Penny Wong met Julian Assange’s lawyer Jennifer Robinson, Who said what to whom in journalists questions at the Club and the speakers sometimes brutal response, at the National Press Club of Australia, established in 1963, where every PM since Menzies to Albanese has graced the famous stage.

Take your conference pre lunch or lunch session to a new level, an after dinner speech that will be long remembered or a light hearted last laugh episode for the conference wrap up. Supported with entertaining graphics and famous photographs (subject to client technical availability)

National Politics will never be the same after you hear Tim Shaw and his take on federal politics from a real Press Club insider. 

“Tim just delivered laugh after laugh. An amazing knowledge and insight from a political veteran. Our members said Tim Shaw was the best after dinner speech the Porsche Club had ever heard. Book Tim now!

Porsche Club of Victoria Club Run Dinner Canberra April 2023