The team

Group of volunteers at a fundraising event

Our mission

Based in Melbourne, TryBooking has a loyal customer base all around Australia including councils, schools, theatres, charities, community groups, sports clubs, businesses, festivals, event planners...anyone seeking to bring their community together. Our aim is to provide a powerful and affordable ticket platform that can handle events of any size and complexity without an issue. Events made easy.

Events made easy

Simplicity and usability are the core of everything we do. There is no need to create an account when purchasing tickets and you are not bombarded by third party advertising or banners. At TryBooking, we strive to keep the process of booking a ticket as easy as possible. Our Melbourne based development team is hard at work for event organisers. Let us know if you have a new feature that you need. It is our job to make sure things just work.

Team of four discussing the event ticketing system

Our community commitment

We work with several industry leaders and community groups around Australia and want all of our event organisers to succeed in everything they do. Events are not always easy, but selling tickets online should be.

We are committed to making a positive impact on the community. That's why our pricing structure is set so everyone can afford to use TryBooking, and it's why we offer our system free of charge for any free events or registrations. We also have enormous appreciation for the important services charities provide, and so when endorsed TCC charities use the TryBooking service we will donate the booking fee back to your charity. This provides an additional revenue stream for your charity and allows us to positively contribute to the causes that are important to you and your community.

Our people

Based in Melbourne, our team is committed to creating a powerful platform for both buyers and sellers.


Jeff McAlister (Managing Director)

Jeff has held successful posts at POLi Payments (exit), Joost and Betfair - all companies that tried to provide a more valuable product at more affordable prices than competitors.


Charlie Piper (CEO)

Charlie Piper brings extensive experience as a CEO and board member in sharply accelerated growth organizations.


Delma Dunoon (Co-founder)

With over 20 years of client interaction, Delma is an active volunteer across the arts, sporting groups and charities. She enjoys lending assistance and knowledge to organisations to help reduce volunteer workload.


Brian Mills (VP of Engineering)

A technical leader with a successful track record of leading teams in the banking and payments industry, Brian is an active community member in his local area.


Marc Goldenfein (Head of Business Development)

Marc has an extensive background in media and start-ups in Australia and the US. He loves working with music and arts organisations.


Damian Murphy (Business Development)

Damian has worked in ticketing around the globe including the UK, China and Australia. He loves attending lots of shows and is an active member of the arts community.


Justine Lambert (Client success manager)

Justine has been involved in Client Services for over 10 years in Australia and abroad. An avid painter and lover of the visual and performing arts, she enjoys supporting the Australian arts industry.


Grant Dunoon (Co-Founder)

TryBooking Founder Grant Dunoon is a programmer, entrepreneur, yachtsman and reluctant hero. He is passionate about supporting local groups with affordable and powerful software that helps reduce volunteer hours.

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