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Peter Docker

Peter Docker

Biography

Peter Docker is a writer/actor/poet. He has published three novels, Someone Else’s Country, The Waterboys (shortlisted for Best Science Fiction Aurelis Award), and Sweet One (shortlisted for Best Crime Novel Ned Kelly Award) all concerned with the no-man’s land between black and white Australia. He has published numerous articles and short stories, and a radio play Marrying My Family for ABC Radio National. His stage play So Long Suckers was written in collaboration with Nyoongar and a Bunuba artists produced by Yirra Yaakin Aboriginal Theatre Company. His epic poem My Town was read to great critical acclaim at the Corrugated Writers Festival (Broome, WA). As an actor he has appeared for MTC, Malthouse, Ilbijerri, PTC, Deckchair, Black Swan, Yirra Yaakin, Griffin, Melb Workers, Barnstorm, and Kooemba Jdarra. Notables include Jandamarra: Sing For Country (with SSO at The Opera House), Honey Spot, Accidental Death of an Anarchist, Torrez, Romeo & Juliet, Conversations With The Dead, Holy Day, Up The Ladder, and MacBeth. TV roles include Jandamarra’s War, The Circuit I & II, Weewar, Blue Heelers, The Shark Net, Stingers, Neighbours, The Man From Snowy River, and The Flying Doctors. Films include These Final Hours, X, and Harry’s War.

All sessions by Peter Docker

The Nowhere Child

16 Jun 2019
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The Chamber | Town Hall
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