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Master of Ceremony

A passionate football journalist and lifelong sports fan, Lucy Zelic has been a key member of SBS’s football coverage team since 2013.

Lucy currently hosts SBS’s flagship football news program The World Game (Mondays, 11pm), appears as a sports presenter on SBS World News, writes for The World Game online and presents SBS’s coverage of local and international football including the Premier League, the UEFA Champions League, and more.

In 2014, Lucy hosted the 2014 FIFA World Cup matches from the Sydney studios. The 2014 FIFA World Cup was Lucy’s first World Cup for SBS. In 2015 she hosted the Australian matches and the finals for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.


Prior to joining SBS Lucy was well known amongst football fans from her work on the official podcast of the Hyundai A-League, which she hosted for the 2012-13 season. A seasoned radio host and presenter, Lucy was the commentator for all Canberra United home games in the Westfield W-League on 2XXFM and was a regular guest on the popular Balls n’ All show on 106.3FM. She has also hosted the nationally streamed football podcast Nearpost and holds a Bachelor in Journalism and Sports Business from the University of Canberra.

Lucy Zelic

SBS Football Presenter 

VIP Speakers

Her Excellency Ms. Harinder Sidhu

 High Commissioner of Australia in India

Today, Indian–Australians are one of the fastest growing communities in Australia. They are critical to building economic linkages between Australia and India and are also important contributors to Australia’s vibrant multicultural society. I commend the IABCA on this initiative and acknowledge the important role nominees play in building stronger linkages between Australia and India now and into the future.

His Excellency Dr A.M. Gondane

High Commissioner of India in Australia

I am happy to learn that IABCA is hosting the Ceremony to confer the India Australia Business Community Awards, to outstanding Australians of Indian origin on October 13, 2017 at Brisbane.

It is a matter of pride that the community has so well integrated into the Australian landscape and has contributed to the cultural mosaic and entrepreneurial ambiance in Australia.

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