Special Tributes

‘A Hundred Years From Now’

In collaboration with the Australian War Memorial and SunnyKids, this poem was recited in classrooms across Australia in our Anzac Centenary year.

‘the great american dream’

A celebration of the American athletes who became true heroes, capturing the hearts of many with their sporting brilliance.

‘the golden thread’

This poem encapsulates what it means to every player who has ever worn the sacred gold jersey of the Wallabies.

‘a firefighter’s dream’

Rupert was honoured to recite his tribute to the firefighters of 9-11 for the FDNY at their special Ground Zero ceremony in 2010.

‘Cyclone Winx’

Rupert recited his tribute ‘Cyclone Winx’ to the Committee Room of the Moonee Valley Racing Club on the day Winx made history winning her fourth Ladbrokes Cox Plate.

‘the masterpiece’

Rupert was honoured to recite this poem in front of an audience that included two of his greatest heroes, Roger Federer and Rod Laver.

‘on a tuesday afternoon’

Being asked to open Channel 7’s Melbourne Cup Day coverage on the first Tuesday in November 2017 was a great honour!

‘the day they came together’

The true story of a legendary night at the Ellangowan Hotel in Augathella, the town where Rupert married his wife Kate.


Rupert was honoured when asked to contribute the opening stanzas to Darren Lockyer’s autobiography in his swansong year of 2011.

‘the legacy of harry hopman’

Rupert recited this poem to a standing ovation at the Hyundai Hopman Cup New Year’s Eve Ball in 2013.


Event Host


As an MC with a unique gift for words, Rupert McCall has hosted many functions, conferences and events across the country in fine style. He is the perfect glue to ensure the smooth flow and inspirational impact of any special occasion.


Voice Recording

‘A Tale of Tieri’

‘A Tale of Tieri’ was written and voice recorded by Rupert as a gift to the Central QLD Town of Tieri after partaking in the filming of the Tieri Community Documentary in 2018.


Media Presenter

the great south east: tv host

As the debut host of Channel 7’s 'The Great South East' in 1998, Rupert goes back to where it all started for him on TV with a cameo appearance on episode number 1000.

final episode: great south east

My last hurrah with The Great South East… AKA Rupert's Greatest Hits!


As an iconic part of Australian culture, Rupert was invited to host a documentary to bring a small Central QLD Town closer together while showcasing their community to the world.

‘back queensland’ advertising campaign

“Beware the wounded Queenslander as we battle for the crown, never write us off… and we will never let you down!”