About the Team

Ron Reddingius - Executive Producer

bios_ronWhat do we offer you? 49 years of television experience!

Ron (DINGO) Reddingius is Executive Producer for Reddingius Media Pty. Ltd. and manager of his own production company he started some 19 years ago. From the beginning to a recent a name change in 2017 his company has evolved into a production company of good standing. A company that is regularly invited to produce TV commercials, Corporate Videos, Documentaries and quality Television programs such as HOME in WA.

'Dingo', as he is affectionately known to media industry friends worked at Channel Seven Perth for some 30 years, the last 18 years of his tenure in the role of Commercial Production Manager - TV Commercials Producer within the Ch7 sales department. Since 2000, his competent freelance team and production company has focused on producing over 600 episodes of this quality and very successful 'local' TV series for Seven West Media and GWN7 viewers.

Why should HOME in WA be the programme you should choose? Experience, Delivery and Quality. Ron is proud to surround himself with only the best team of professionals who have only one goal, his goal! Producing the best quality home ideas programme in WA.

Adrian (Ado) Faure - Producer

bios_adoThere is no substitute for experience and Home in WA is lucky to have one the most experienced producers of lifestyle/advertorial TV in WA leading the team.

A TV veteran (prematurely some might say!), Ado has been actively involved in the Producing and/or editing of over 1000 Television Programs including Good Morning Perth, Timemasters, Amazing, Our WA, Perth at 5, Talking Cars, Let's Go Gardening, Have a Go TV and of course, over 600 episodes of Home in WA. Other significant achievements are several Mandurah Boat Show Specials such as Discover Boating and various 4WD/Fishing documentaries for Premiere Events. More recently he assisted in the production of a terrific documentary for the Shearers and Pastoralists Workers Social Club call THE TRUCK DAYS.

In his early years he was also involved in 7 Network programs such as My Restaurant Rules as well getting overseas gigs as part of the production team for several Olympic and Commonwealth Games coverage's. He also has a wealth of knowledge in the production and writing of TV commercials and station promotions. In fact all up well over 30 years experience in Perth Television...

For the majority of his career Adrian has been based at Channel 7 Perth and his connection with 7 remains strong. Besides his role as a Producer of note he also manages his edit facility, Electric Easel, used in the postproduction of Home in WA every week and many other projects. This year he again takes on the role as 'Producer' of HOME in WA and his focus will be to not only preserve the integrity of the show, but to enhance it with fresh young ideas and strategies.

Hayley Thompson - Presenter

bios_hayleyHaley Thompson has been a Television Presenter for various lifestyle programs in WA since she was just 19 after starting as a Breakfast Radio Producer for 92.9. Born and bred in Perth, Haley has an innate love of the outdoors and a cheeky sense of adventure and mischief. Being practically raised on the Swan River at her father's Parasailing business meant that Haley was brought up with a passion for the water and for the characters of WA.

Haley has also worked as a social reporter for The Sunday Times, interviewing celebrities and covering all the top A-list events and fashion parades in Perth and knows her way around some of the best locations and hot-spots the city has to offer.

A popular West Aussie girl with a love of DIY renovations she'll be hunting high and low for all the best tips and tricks whether you're building or buying. With a keen eye for style, she relishes in interior designs and hot new fit-out trends too.

Hans Bruechle - Presenter

bios_hansHans is a versatile and multi-talented actor, presenter, and creative with years of experience as both a commercial radio announcer and TV presenter. A WAAPA graduate Hans has appeared on a long list of commercials and programs, including The Project, as both an actor and a voice over artist. 

Hans is also a full time street artist creating pieces all over the world for clients as well-known as Dan Aykroyd, and runs his own clothing label and line of custom made skateboards. His work is exhibited from Japan to Canada and everywhere in between.

Hans is a vibrant creative with plenty of energy and enthusiasm, and with his years of broadcasting experience brings a fresh face to the Home in WA team.

Holly McSweeney

HollyHolly is a passionate presenter who has worked in media for many years. She has worked in both sport and lifestyle and is excited to be joining the Team this year and discovering all things about our 'Homes in WA'.

She has also worked with Corporate Sports Australia, Whitehorse Communications, Collingwood Football Club as Match Day Host, DG Global Media, Seven Melbourne, GWN7 and many other media related companies. A great involvement over many years with television and events.

We welcome her to the HOME in WA presenter team.

Steve Sharp - Presenter

bios_steveLike HOME IN WA, Steve is West Australian all the way, attending Churchlands Senior High School, with many classes being completed 'off campus' at Scarborough Beach and the old pool rooms.

Working with HOME IN WA since 2011 Steve enjoys the opportunity to showcase the latest and best in WA's housing and home related products.

Having worked in the Real Estate Industry, built five homes and overseen countless renovations,he has a keen interest and eye for home design innovations that cater for the changing needs and preferences of the consumer.

Over the last 50 years Western Australia has seen a rapid and unique evolution in housing and lifestyle. Steve takes great pride in tracking down and presenting the latest solutions, energy efficiency products, and the best in waste management practices, to name just a few.

Colin Barlow - Gardening Presenter

bios_colinColin is a horticulturalist and landscape designer by trade, with over 27 years experience in the Horticultural industry. He is a qualified lecturer and has lectured at the WA Horticulture and Environmental Science Skills Centre campus at Challenger TAFE. Colin is also member of the horticultural media association (HMA). He is a regular guest and is always invited to the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show with his expertise being utilised by the show as a member of the expert media panel. Actively operating in WA and appearing for over 7 years on HOME in WA, Colin also assists as a tour guide and partners with Graham Ross (Better Homes & Gardens) on the many Ross Garden Tours all over the world, including the annual Wildflower Tour from Broome to Perth.

When not lecturing Colin is either discussing garden issues on Radio, writing for the West Australian Gardener Magazine and the Have a Go Newspaper, or running his own successful landscaping business, Gardens from Eden. In 2006 Colin made his mark with 'Gardening at Home' something very special within HOME in WA and again this year Colin will bring his vast experience to the program and share his knowledge with you, our viewers.

Michael Deegan

deegDeegs as he is affectionately known, is a Senior Camera operator with over 20 years experience in top end television. His career began at the studios of Channel Seven Perth in 1991 as a Rookie.

In that time he's been fortunate enough to grow and work on a vast variety of different programs and events such as travel and lifestyle programmes, news and current affairs, several Olympic Games and other huge sporting events such as Golf, Rugby, AFL and more. As a 'Casa' approved remote pilot, Deegs now brings a new element to the show in flying state-of-the- art Drone Videography. The aerial possibilities will bring the show to new heights, no pun intended.

Having worked in the past with Ron (Dingo) Reddingius and Adrian (ADO) Faure in Commercial Production at Channel Seven, Deegs is very excited about this new challenge. Having worked with best in the business he is very proud to now be part of, what is, a very experienced production team and the best presenters that make the series Perth's NO1 'home ideas' programme.

Tony Turner

bios_bones2Tony is a graduate of the Academy of Performing Arts. He achieved a Diploma in Production and Design. He has more than 20 years of Film & Television, location sound experience.

Tony has travelled extensively, working on a variety of documentary projects. Tony's 20 year Film & Television career encompasses, Sports, Reality, Lifestyle and Current Affairs programmes.

Tony worked on the 'Sydney 2000 Olympic Games' Channel 7's travel show 'Great Outdoors' a Radio Pictures Documentary, which traveled to Moscow and America, called 'Pursuit of Excellence' and Hilton Cordell's Production of the 'Ray and Peter Mickelberg Documentary' just to name a few.

Aside from working as a location sound recordist, Tony enjoys playing the guitar, surfing and has a passion for Yoga. Tony has a regular Yoga practice and teaches 4 classes a week, and likes to carry the calmness that gives him into his daily life.