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Melbourne 2016 ISPA Congress - Nakkiah Lui
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Nakkiah Lui, Speaker (SESSION I | Reimagining: Identity; Wednesday, June 1, 2016) at the Melbourne 2016 ISPA Congress, Reimagining. View the full Schedule of Events

Nakkiah LuiNakkiah Lui | Speaker

Writer/Actor/Playwright

Nakkiah Lui is a writer and actor, and a Gamillario/Torres Strait Islander woman. She is a co-writer and star of Black Comedy on ABC TV and is a monthly columnist for Australian Women’s Weekly Online. Nakkiah was the inaugural recipient of the Balnaves Foundation Indigenous Playwright’s Award, as well as the Malcolm Robertson Prize and a Green Room Award for Best Independent Production. Nakkiah has worked as a playwright for Belvoir, Melbourne Theatre Company, Malthouse Theatre and Sydney Festival among many others. She is also a broadcaster with ABC Radio, a young leader in the Australian Aboriginal community and has contributed to The Guardian and Junkee. She has appeared on Q&A and The Drum on ABC TV.

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