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Saunders, Justine

Altana - 208

Biographical Notes & Trivia

Birthday: 1953 (Quilpie, Queensland, Australia)

In addition to extensive credits for both stage and screen, Justine has also been involved with the playwright community, co-directing the first National Black Playwrights Conference, in 1987.

Justine was awarded the Aboriginal Artist of the Year Award in 1985, and in 1999 she received the Red Ochre Award. Selected by ATSIAB, the $50,000 award is presented annually to an Indigenous Australian artist who has made an outstanding contribution to the recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts and cultures, both nationally and internationally.

Other Credits

Television: Against the Wind; Chase Through the Night; Essington; The Flying Doctors; Heartland; House Gang; Mail Order Bride; Number 96; Pig in a Poke; Prisoner: Cell Block H; Rush; Top Mates; Touch the Sun: Top Enders; The Violent Earth; Women of the Sun
Film: The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith; Charley's Web; The Drover's Boy; The Fringe Dwellers; Until the End of the World
Theater: Black Mary; Bullie's House; The Crucible; Marginal Farm
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Receiving the 1999 Red Ochre Award, "presented annually to an Aboriginal or Torres Strait islander artist who has made an outstanding contribution to the arts".

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