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Nakkiah Lui

Writer & actor

Nakkiah is a writer/actor and Gamillaroi/Torres Strait Islander woman. She is a co-writer and star of Black Comedy on ABC TV and is a monthly columnist for The Australian Women's Weekly online. She has been an artist in residence at the Griffin Theatre Company (2013) and was playwright in residence at Belvoir from 2012-­2014. Nakkiah is also a broadcaster with ABC, having hosted the Radio National ‘Awaye’ program and ‘NAIDOC Evenings’ for ABC Local Radio, broadcast nationally. Nakkiah is also 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. Currently Nakkiah is in rehearsals for An Octoroon, which she is directing at Queensland Theatre Company opening September 16.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, August 24
 

19:00