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BUZ Staff

A dedicated team passionate about empowering hope in children

Tony Richmond
Camps, Climbing wall
Lisa Stelter
Steve Heron OAM
Founder - (Retired)

Steve is the founder of Nurture Works and developer of BUZ initiatives and programmes.

40 years experience working in pastoral care with children in schools, families, camps and the community.

Author of the positive books ‘BUZOLOGY – Powering Hope in Children’ and ‘Bully Proofing – The Art of Social Confidence in Children’, Steve is also a children's book author, a program creator and innovator in his field.

He has been described as an ‘affirmative vandal’ because of his positive approach to making the world a better place for children.

Steve was finalist in the 2015 Australian of the Year Awards Local Hero Category for Western Australia and Finalist in the 2015 Western Australian of the Year Community Category.

Awarded Order of Australian Medal in the Queen's birthday honours 2016 for services to the social and emotional wellbeing of children.

  • Favourite ice-cream flavour - Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

  • Favourite BUZ saying - 'Hope is more powerful than a wish'


  • Favourite BUZ saying - Be true to yourself

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