PROF ALISON PAGE

Executive Chair of the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence / UTS

Alison Page is a Walbanga and Wadi Wadi woman and is an award-winning Designer and Film Producer whose career spanning 20 years links indigenous stories and traditional knowledge with contemporary design. She appeared for eight years as a regular panelist on the ABC TV show, The New Inventors and in 2015, was inducted into the Design Institute of Australia’s Hall of Fame. She is a Professor of Practice at the University of Technology’s Design Architecture and Building Faculty. Alison is the founder and Ambassador of the National Aboriginal Design Agency, which licenses Aboriginal art for use in textiles, carpets and interiors. Alison’s most recent work is in collaboration with Cinematographer Nik Lachajczak in media production studio Zakpage, which is currently producing Clever Country, a series on indigenous science and technology. Alison is the Executive Chair of the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence.