Dr Sandra Phillips is Lecturer in Publishing and Literary Studies, School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts in QUT’s Creative Industries Faculty. A former industry-trained book editor, Sandra trained and worked with Magabala Books and University of Queensland Press, and later managed Aboriginal Studies Press. Sandra is active in the Indigenous writing and publishing sectors as … Continue reading Sandra Phillips
Mandy belongs to the Wurundjeri-willam clan of Melbourne and surrounds. She is an artist specialising in painting, but over the last 18 years has also produced carvings, etchings, prints, ceramic pieces, murals, corporate logos, children’s clothing and public art works. Her style consists of traditional motifs of south-eastern Australia, blended with her own contemporary interpretation. She … Continue reading Mandy Nicholson
Nayuka Gorrie is a Kurnai, Gunditjmara, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta woman. Nayuka works with young Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people at the National Indigenous Youth Leadership Academy. She is passionate about Indigenous rights and self-determination and the rights of women.
Amelia Telford, a young woman from the Bundjalung nation (North Coast of NSW) is the Indigenous Coordinator for the Australian Youth Climate Coalition. Getting involved in the AYCC through her school environment committee sparked a long-lasting commitment to the climate movement. Through the Indigenous Youth Engagement Program, Amelia is reaching out to Indigenous youth from … Continue reading Amelia Telford
Vicki Couzens is an established and prominent artist from the Western Districts of Victoria. She is a descendant of the Gunditjmara and Kirrae Whurrong clans and plays an active role in promoting the culture of her people. She has served on the boards of the Koorie Heritage Trust and the Victorian Corporation for Aboriginal Languages. … Continue reading Vicki Couzens
Benson Saulo is a descendant of the Wemba Wemba and Jardwadjali nations of western Victoria and the New Ireland Provence of Papua New Guinea. Benson’s working life spans across corporate, not-for-profit and government from the age of 15 years. Benson has represented and led negotiations on behalf of Australian young people at the United Nations, … Continue reading Benson Saulo
Daniel Browning is an ABC journalist and radio broadcaster, and is from the Bundjalung and Kullilli peoples of northern New South Wales and south-western Queensland. A trained artist and freelance arts writer, Daniel produces and presents Radio National’s Indigenous art and culture program, Awaye!
Born on the banks of the Murray River at Albury NSW, Kerri-Lee is a proud Bindal Juru & KOA Murri woman who is also of Chinese and Manx heritage (Isle of Man). Kerri-Lee is a Broadcast Journalist specialising in Aboriginal Australian and Torres Strait Islander content and has enjoyed working in many in different and … Continue reading Kerri-Lee Harding
Sermsah Suri Bin Saad
Sermsah’s name in the Indigenous community is synonymous with theatre, television, festival circuits, opera, dance and choreography. After cracking into the tough Top 14 on 2008’s So You Think You Can Dance, he led the dancers in memorable musical numbers such as ‘Nothing I Would Rather Be’ and ‘Broome Love Theme’ in the crowd-pleasing, mega … Continue reading Sermsah Suri Bin Saad
Pauline Whyman is a proud Yorta Yorta and Kulin Nations woman. She has dedicated much of the past 20 years to development, co-devising and performing theatre and film projects in Melbourne, Victoria and across the country. She has toured nationally and internationally, with some of her career highlights including Stolen (Ilbijerri/Malthouse Theatre), Windmill Baby (Yirra Yaarkin), Fever and Up The Ladder (Melbourne Workers Theatre), The … Continue reading Pauline Whyman