Building a Career

Building a Career

Sat
23
Sat 23 Mar 10:30 AM

Clunes Town Hall
Wheelchair
Accessible Toilet
General Admission
60 Mins
March
Sat 23 Mar

Three Indigenous women, chef and restaurateur Nornie Bero, actor and senior public servant Kylie Belling and academic Crystal McKinnon tell of their experiences in achieving agency, self-worth and recognition in this place and time – the impediments and their responses, with Tony Birch stimulating their stories.

Nornie Bero, from the Meriam People of Mer Island in the Torres Strai, has been a professional chef for over 25 years and is passionate about native ingredients. She's the founder and CEO of Mabu Mabu, a Melbourne-based native foods business and author of Mabu Mabu, her own cookbook.

Kylie Belling is a Yorta Yorta /Wiradjuri/South Sea Islander woman born and raised in Melbourne. An accomplished actor, Kylie’s made many film, television and theatre appearances. She was co-founder and Artistic Director of ILBIJERRI.  She’s worked for many Koori community and Government organisations. She’s now Senior Manager, First Peoples at Creative Victoria.

Crystal McKinnon is a Yamatji woman and an academic, researcher and community organiser. She is Associate Professor of History, Law and Justice at University of Melbourne. She's had extensive experience working in both the Aboriginal community organisation and the community legal centre sectors.

Tony Birch is an award winning author, activist, historian and essayist. He was recently appointed the third Boisbouvier Chair in Australian Literature at the University of Melbourne.
March
Sat 23 Mar

Clunes Town Hall

98 Bailey St Clunes, Victoria, 3370