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Meet Team Manly 2095 



Manly 2095 Apparel Designer

Apparel + Lifestyle Products Sales Manager

Zac, the creative mind behind Manly 2095 Co Apparel, started this venture at the age of 11, and it's still thriving.

Driven by a desire to save up for an e-bike, this determined young Manly local collaborated with a designer to bring his vision to life. From shaping the product range to actively contributing to the website and honing marketing skills, Zac is deeply involved in every aspect of Manly 2095 Co.

With a family boasting over 30 years in the printing industry, Zac's Grandad and Uncle handle the printing operations for Manly 2095 Apparel, adding a touch of family expertise. Zac's mum, started at The Manly Daily over 20 years ago and is now an award-winning photojournalist with an education in Communications and Marketing, who provides valuable insights.

You might spot Zac in Manly, distributing flyers or showcasing his specially designed cart. Thanks to the community's support, Zac achieved his goal of acquiring a bike!

Visit Zac at Manly Markets every sunday on Sydney Road near the New Brighton Hotel



Marketing & Advertising


Renee, a proud local resident with deep roots in the beaches, from her early days as a kid at Oxford Falls Primary School to raising her son in Manly. With extensive experience in media, coupled with her education in communications and marketing, Renee is at the helm of Manly 2095 Co, leading the charge to establish Manly 2095 Co as the Communication Hub of Manly.

Renee's journey began as a cadet at The Manly Daily, where she honed her skills capturing the essence of local peninsula life, from the sporting field to the beach and even behind police crime scene tape. Her invaluable experience laid the foundation for her remarkable career, which catapulted her to the forefront of world-changing events when she joined The Australian in 1999.

As an accomplished, multi-award winning photojournalist, Renee's lens has captured and shared powerful images globally. Her poignant photo essays, ranging from the Bali bombings to the tsunami in Aceh, the coups of Fiji, the Tampa crisis in Nauru, and the bloodshed in East Timor, showcase her exceptional talent. Renee's brilliance has earned her two coveted Nikon Walkley Awards for Press Photographer of the Year.

Her skill in portraiture is equally outstanding, her work has been hung in many galleries including the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra. Her work also earning her the Walkley for Australian Portrait Photographer of the Year, featuring a provocative image of a Bali bomb victim. Notably, she was also a finalist for Walkley for Daily Life Photographer of the Year, capturing the unforgettable image of an Australian soldier and a Philippines prisoner. Renee's consistent excellence is further reflected in her four additional Walkley finalist recognitions.

Super Cool People 

At Manly 2095, we understand that growing a local business requires the support of the entire community. Our philosophy is centered around not only engaging experienced locals but also empowering the younger generation. By involving young locals, we aim to foster a sense of community and contribute to the development of both individuals and Manly 2095 Co. Together, we build a vibrant and collaborative environment that strengthens the ties within our community.

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