The Report | Issue 100
This Year's Ambassadors
This Year's Ambassadors. Maree Bilandzic, Jessica McNamee, Leane Flynn, Anna Heinrich, Julie Bishop, Steph Smith, Laura Henshaw and Brooke Boney

Meet The Ambassadors

Introducing the Eight Influential Women fronting the 2019 White Shirt Campaign.

Anna Heinrich

Media Personality

Known for her great style and positive approach to life, Anna Heinrich is one of Australia’s most popular media personalities.

Anna Heinrich wearing OCRF Stripe Wrap Shirt
Anna Heinrich wearing OCRF Stripe Wrap Shirt

A regular cover girl on Australia’s top fashion and wellness magazines, Heinrich also has a graduate law degree from University of Technology Sydney and a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Anthropology and Gender Studies from Sydney University.

I am so passionate about women’s health and grateful to be involved as an ambassador for the important White Shirt Campaign that aims to raise awareness and crucial funds for this insidious disease.

Anna Heinrich

Media Personality

Julie Bishop wearing OCRF Drape Blouse

The Hon, Julie Bishop MP

Politician

Serving as Member for Curtin in the House of Representatives since 1998, Ms Bishop was sworn in as Australia’s first female Foreign Minister in 2013 until 2018, and was Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party for 11 years.

Deeply moved by the stories from researchers and patients, Julie Bishop is honoured to be an ambassador for this important campaign.

Leane Flynn wearing OCRF Trim V Neck Top

A mother of three, Leane was first diagnosed with Stage 3C Advanced Ovarian Cancer in April 2017. With little to no symptoms, Leane understands first hand the difficulty in diagnosing the disease without an early detection test.

Leane Flynn

Ovarian Cancer Patient

As an ovarian cancer patient, Leane Flynn represents the women who have fought, or are fighting ovarian cancer in this year’s White Shirt Campaign.

Leane Flynn wearing OCRF Trim V Neck Top

I want to see my 3 daughters grow into beautiful, inspiring women who can live in a world free from the fear of ovarian cancer.

Leane Flynn

Ovarian Cancer Patient

Steph Smith wearing OCRF Blouson Sleeve Shirt. Laura Henshaw wearing OCRF Cotton Shirt

Steph Smith & Laura Henshaw

Co-Founders, Keep It Cleaner

Melbourne based entrepreneurial duo Steph Claire Smith and Laura Henshaw have rapidly built an online fitness empire called Keep It Cleaner, launched in 2018.

Encouraging healthy living and body confidence, they have both graced covers of Australia’s top health and lifestyle magazines and have just released a book titled ‘A Girls Guide to Kicking Goals’ - making them ideal ambassadors for the campaign.

Jessica McNamee wearing OCRF Button Up Blouse

Jessica McNamee

Actor

Sydney-born McNamee rose to fame in Australia playing roles in the Seven Network television programmes Home and Away and Packed to the Rafters.

Most recently, McNamee starred as Margaret Court in Battle of the Sexes and in thriller film The Meg alongside Jason Statham and Ruby Rose.

I am so proud to be supporting this incredible cause, bringing further awareness to ovarian cancer and the importance of finding an early detection test.

Jessica McNamee

Actor

Brooke Boney

Entertainment Reporter

Brooke Boney is an accomplished journalist with experience covering foreign affairs and entertainment across the Australian and international media landscape. Brooke was a breakfast presenter on ABC’s Triple J before moving into her latest role on the Today Show as Entertainment Reporter.

Brooke Boney wearing OCRF Pleated Shoulder Blouse
Brooke Boney wearing OCRF Pleated Shoulder Blouse

The Witchery White Shirt Campaign is one that I have followed for many years and to be able to use my voice to support women all over the world is a privilege.

Brooke Boney

Entertainment Reporter

Maree Bilandzic wearing OCRF Drop Shoulder Blouse

Her research program has a strong focus on the most significant challenge to cancer management - metastatic disease - which is the development of secondary malignant growths from a primary site of cancer.

Maree Bilandzic

Ovarian Cancer Research Scientist

Dr Maree Bilandzic has dedicated her career to researching ovarian cancer and represents the passionate and relentless scientists that are at the forefront of the fight against ovarian cancer.

Maree Bilandzic wearing OCRF Drop Shoulder Blouse
Make A Statement Bigger Than Fashion

Buy an OCRF White Shirt and Witchery will donate 100% of gross proceeds to the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation.