Nicole Haack


South Australia 6 December 2011

Nicole was appointed Director on 6 December, 2011. On 1 May 2018, Nicole stepped down as National Chairman and was appointed a co-opted director.

Variety – The Children’s Charity South Australia.

Variety Experience
Nicole has been involved in Variety the Children’s Charity for in excess of 20 years, culminating in her appointment to the board of Variety Australia in 2011.  She is the past Chairperson of Variety SA and still holds the roles of Chair of the Marketing and Communications Committee (both for Variety Australia and Variety SA), Chair of the Large Appeals Committee (Variety SA), and a member of the Governance and Audit Committee (Variety Australia and Variety SA).

Skills and Experience
Nicole Haack is the founder and Managing Director of corporate communications and public relations firm The Message Bureau, advising on high-profile communications and marketing campaigns as well as stakeholder engagement and crisis management. Nicole also has more than 20 years’ experience in the media, encompassing television, radio and print. She was a presenter on talk back radio, leading discussion on news and current affairs and held the role of Director of News and Current Affairs for leading Adelaide radio station FIVEaa for eight years.

Nicole is a previous Telstra South Australian Young Businesswoman of the Year and also a recipient of the Prime Minister’s Centenary Medal for service to Australian society in business leadership.