Kylie is a Yorta Yorta /Wiradjuri/South Sea Islander woman born and raised in Melbourne. A graduate of the VCA School of Drama, Kylie is a qualified Secondary School teacher, holds a Master of Public Health, and is a Williamson Community Leadership Program 2017 alumni. She has been actively involved in the Victorian Aboriginal Community for most of her adult life, working for numerous peak statewide Koorie community and Government organisations across Health & Human Services, Children & Youth, Education, Justice and Arts sectors. An accomplished actor and entertainer, Kylie has performed in numerous films, television and theatre productions. She was a co-founder and Artistic Director of ILBIJERRI Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Theatre Cooperative; a Deadly Award winner and is also a Koorie Women Mean Business Arts Award and Sydney Myer Performing Arts Indigenous Award recipient.
Kylie now works for Creative Victoria as Senior Manager, First Peoples, having worked for the last decade in various roles within the Department of Health and Human Services. She is committed to improving the current and future creative industry outcomes of Victorian First Peoples guided by the principle of Aboriginal self-determination.