Kaz Cooke

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Speaker available for hire, based in Victoria

Kaz Cooke is best known as a successful columnist, author and cartoonist.

Her new book for teenage girls called Girl Stuff was published by Penguin Australia in October 2007, and has been a staple on the Non-Fiction Bestseller List ever since.

Kaz also co-authored a sensible women's health book on everything from the first period to menopause: Women's Trouble (herbal and medical solutions) by Ruth Trickey and Kaz Cooke.

The Terrible Underpants, Kaz's first book for children was released in Australia and the UK in 2001 and Up The Duff was published in the UK by the Rough Guide Group under the title of A Rough Guide To Pregnancy was released in the same year.

Kaz's books have been translated into many languages and for many markets including the UK, the US, Spain, Italy, China and Latvia. Yes, Latvia.

A 2004 Calendar based on Real Gorgeous was released at the end of 2003 through the Ink Group.


Regular columns at various times, have included: The Age, the Sunday Age, the Sydney Morning Herald, Who Magazine & The Australian.

Kaz has also provided regular cartoons for The Australian Women's Weekly. Humorous articles contributed to far too many magazines to mention.


Gorgeous featuring cartoon character Hermoine the Modern Girl, produced by Film Australia. Winner of the 1994 AFI award for best short animated film.


Pilot of animated TV series, Hermoine The Modern Girl, produced by Southern Star. Extensive experience being interviewed on publicity tours, chat shows etc, in Australia, New Zealand, the UK & the USA.


2006 - 774 ABC (Melb) Evening Show (Guest Host)

2005 - The Arvo with Judith Lucy & Peter Helliar - Austereo's Today Network (National)

2004 - The Arvo with Judith Lucy & Peter Helliar - Austereo's Today Network (National)

2004 - Breakfast with Judith Lucy & Peter Helliar - 2-DAY FM (Syd)

2002 - Richard Stubbs Breakfast Show (Regular chat) - MIX-FM (Melb)

1998 - Foxy Ladies (Sunday mornings with Judith Lucy) - Austereo Network

** Also Kaz has extensive radio interview experience.

Public Speaking:

Kaz has appeared as a speaker at a number of functions and events for organizations from the NSW Midwives Association through to Nokia.