Tim Maddren was previously most well known to parents and children around the world for being a part of the popular Australian children's television group Hi-5, a role he held from 2009 until 2013. However, since leaving Hi-5, Tim has become an in-demand presenter and Master of Ceremonies around Australia at corporate events ranging from a sit-down dinner for more than a thousand people at the 2015 Australian Small Business Champions Awards to small charity events.
As an example of his growing popularity, Tim was guest speaker at the NSW Child Care Week Awards in 2012. After his speech, Tim was invited to return as the Master of Ceremonies for the inaugural Australian Child Care Week Awards in 2013. Tim has also been the MC for every charity dinner for the NSW Rural Fire Service (Hastings Region) since 2011 and has hosted several graduate events including the National Graduate Awards Dinner.
An accomplished stage performer and actor, Tim has performed leading roles in many Australian music theatre productions. He toured Australia as Brad Majors alongside Craig McLachlan in The Rocky Horror Show and was Lucas in The Addams Family. He also appeared in the 2007 Australia/New Zealand tour of Fiddler on the Roof and in 2008 in Altar Boyz where the cast received a Green Room Nomination.
During his time with Hi-5 Tim was a National Ambassador for the Starlight Foundation and World Vision. He also filmed 135 episodes, released three albums with Sony Music Australia and toured internationally. He was also nominated, along with the rest of the group, for two TV Week Logie Awards, two ARIA Awards and an Asian Television Award.