For over a decade, Brendan Moar’s name has been synonymous with quality lifestyle programming as one of Australia’s top TV hosts. With a wide-ranging professional background in photography, acting, writing, producing and landscape, architecture and design, Brendan brings credibility and a diversity of expertise to his on screen hosting. Brendan was the face of The Lifestyle Channel for over ten years hosting numerous shows including Home, Moar Gardening and Dry Spell Gardening. He was awarded two ASTRAs, twice-voted Favourite Male Personality on Subscription TV and in 2006 hosted the ASTRAs.
In 2011 Brendan hosted Network Ten’s ‘The Renovators’ followed by series 1 and 2 of Coast Australia, which was a ratings-hit for the Foxtel network and BBC in the UK. Brendan worked as the Garden Editor for Inside Out since it’s inception in 2000 for 10 years and has written, photographed and produced two books for Murdoch Books, Grounded (2005) and Green (2011). He also runs his own garden design practice and in the last twelve months has been awarded internationally taking out silver in the 2014 Singapore Garden Festival and Best in Show, Gold and Peoples Choice in the 2013 Australian Garden Show.
As he investigates stories on Coast Australia Brendan draws on his love of the natural world with his interest in how human culture shapes and interacts with the coast.