Who is ready for a Celebrity 'Grilling'?

The Henley brook proudly presents the Hen House Celebrity BBQ Cook-off for Charity. Some well known home grown heroes will take part in a head to head BBQ Cook-off to put their grilling skills to the test. Which Celebrity will smoke the competition and come out ruling the roost? Find out for yourself and join us for a fun filled evening of competition to raise money for the Bright Blue Police Commissioner’s Fund for Sick Kids. Proudly supported by Nail Brewing and Bright Blue.

Book between 6pm – 8pm, 12th October to reserve your table.

DENNIS LILLEE – Cricket Legend

Lillee had fiery temperament on the field but can handle the fire of a hot grill?

Dennis Keith Lillee, is a former Australian cricketer rated as the “outstanding fast bowler of his generation”. Lillee was known for his fiery temperament, ‘never-say-die’ attitude and popularity with the fans. By the time of his retirement from international cricket in 1984 he had become the then world record holder for most Test wickets (355) and had firmly established himself as one of the most recognisable and renowned Australian sportsmen of all time.

REBECCA DOLLERY – ABC Weather Presenter

Rebecca advises us all how warm it will be but how will she handle the heat behind the BBQ?

Rebecca Dollery is a radio and television reporter based in Perth. She also presents and produces radio news bulletins, and occasionally presents state and national television bulletins. Rebecca joined the ABC in 2009 after working at a London communications firm. She has done stints in regional areas including Albany and Bunbury.

BEN ALLAN – AFL Star & Broadcaster

He’s battled some tough opposition but how will he tackle his competitors in this competition?

Benjamin Allan is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the Hawthorn Football Club and Fremantle Football Club in the Australian Football League. As the most experienced and highly decorated player in the initial 45 man squad, he was named Fremantle’s first captain. He was the only former All-Australian, the only club best-and-fairest winner and one of only 2 former premiership players in the original Fremantle squad of 50.


He’s played in front of thousands world wide but will this be Stuart’s toughest gig yet?

Stuart MacLeod is the guitarist and backup singer of the Australian band, Eskimo Joe. When he was seven he lived next door to Kavyen Temperley and they have been best friends for years. They then entered the band, Eskimo Joe, into the Australian National Campus Band Competition. The first heat in August 1997 was Eskimo Joe’s first performance, they went on to win the state final and then the national competition, the reward being a chance to play at the Livid Festival together with a recording session in Sydney.

KARL O’CALLAGHAN – Former WA Police Commissioner

Karl’s faced the heat on the front line but will this be his toughest case?

In 2001, Karl O’Callaghan was promoted to Assistant Commissioner, Strategic and Corporate Development (formerly Policy, Planning & Evaluation) assuming responsibility for major change, reform and information technology projects in the Western Australia Police. He later relieved in the positions of Executive Director (Corporate Services) and Deputy Commissioner (Reform). This role included responsibility for the Strategic Plan and Annual Business Planning process, legislative reform, major IT-based business re-engineering projects, replacing the Radio Communications infrastructure (PMRN) together with management of Corporate Projects and major Corporate Reform and implementation of Royal Commission recommendations.

GRAHAM MCKENZIE – Old School Cricket Legend

Graham was always pretty good with a ball in hand but how will he handle the tongs?

Graham McKenzie commonly called Garth McKenzie after the comic strip hero – is an Australian cricketer who played for Western Australia (1960–74), Leicestershire (1969–75), Transvaal (1979–80) and Australia (1961–71) and was a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1965. He succeeded Alan Davidson as Australia’s premier fast bowler and was in turn succeeded by Dennis Lillee, playing with both at either end of his career. He made his debut in the Second Test at Lord’s, where his 5/37 (including the last three wickets in 12 balls) wrapped up the England innings to give Australia a 5 wicket victory.


He’s written some big stories in the past. Will this be Jonathan’s fairy tale ending?

Jonathan Beal is a journalist for the ABC News in Western Australia. Beal has been a long time reporter and photographer focusing on issues that matters most to Western Australia as well as a keen motorcyclist and sports fan who supports the Swan Districts football club.

DARRYL TREASE – City of Swan

Darryl has represented the locals in Parliament, can he make the locals proud once again?

Cr Darryl Trease (City of Swan) is the Western Australian Local Government Association nominee. He is a councillor at the City of Swan, Swan Valley/Gidgegannup ward. He has been a Justice of the Peace since 2008. He serves as a committee member and community representative on a number of bodies including the Swan Valley Planning Committee (Deputy Chair) – Department of Planning, East Metro Joint Development Assessment Panel and Agricultural Producers Committee – Department of Agriculture and Food.

CARLOS PICADOS – Social Media Guru

He’s strategically made a name for himself in the Swan Valley community. What tactics does Carlos have up his sleeve this time?

Carlos is a social media extraordinaire who is so active on social media that he regularly resolved community issues all with the power of social media.

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