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Our Ambassadors

Joel Salom


Joel Salom has traversed the globe as an MC, comedy juggler, flying trapeze artist and gadget man. He recently returned 6 months is Seattle and San Francisco performing with Teatro Zinzanni. At the Edinburgh Festival, he made a record breaking five invitation appearances on the prestigious Best Of The Fest Shows.
"Joel Salom.. he is not only the funniest improviser, the cleverest tech-head, but possibly our best juggler, too. " National Australian Circus Festival.

For 26 weeks in 1999, Joel's creation Erik The Robot Dog was a regular on ABC-TV. Erik the Dog is a 2-foot-tall, fast-talking, arse-sniffing phenomenon. A cult character with guest appearances on Music Channel 'V' and live gigs in clubs, festivals, corporate events and Circus Oz will never be the same again.

Joel and Erik performed with Circus Oz on 42nd Street for six weeks. The critics said, "The wittiest member of the crew is Erik the Dog, a remote-controlled tin terrier who rolls around the stage, chats up the front row and extols the joys of "sniffing all my friends' bums." Predictably, the kids squeal, the parents groan and the critics quietly shut their notebooks." TIME OUT, NEW YORK 2004.

We are honoured and delighted to have Joel as an ambassador for Fly for Health.

Shelley Ware

Shelley Ware is a proud Yankanjatjara and Wirangu woman from Adelaide, South Australia, who currently lives in Melbourne and well known as part of the ground breaking SBS football program Marngrook.

For the past decade or so, Shelley has worked in the media as a radio and television presenter on both local and national AFL football news shows. During that time, particularly as a member of NITV’s Marngrook Footy Show team, Shelley has become one of the most respected and recognised female presenters of AFL football in the country. Shelley’s role on The Marngrook Footy Show has expanded this year to include her own segment, Around The Grounds. In this segment, Shelley discusses events, and local issues, from various Indigenous communities around the country.
Shelley also works part-time as an childhood educator at Kew Primary School in Melbourne where she coordinates a Literacy Intervention program and also teaches Grade 6. 

Shelley is also a regular keynote presenter to corporations and events, espousing her perspective on females in sport, Aboriginal issues and also childhood education. We are honoured to have Shelley as an ambassador for FFH as well as a role model for young girls and woman. Shelley is also very passionate about promoting awareness of FASD (Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder).