AWGIE Award-winning script writer and script editor.
According to her obituary on the Inside Film website:
'Mia grew up in Launceston and got her first TV job in year 10 when she compiled a report for the ABC about her high school leavers’ dinner. She studied at RMIT and was awarded the RMIT Award in 1999 for the most outstanding student.
Early in her career she worked as a research consultant for Cinemedia, an associate producer for ABC Education online and project co-ordinator/writer for the Village Roadshow/Network online entertainment service Scape.'
Tolhurst died in late 2013 of complications following surgery.
Inside Film (http://if.com.au/2013/11/08/article/R-I-P–Mia-Tolhurst/KTLNRGHPLX.html). (Sighted: 11/11/2013)
A daily television drama series set in the fictional Melbourne suburb of Erinsborough, Neighbours chronicles the lives of the residents of Ramsay Street. The series initially revolved around three families: the Ramsays (at number 24 Ramsay Street), the Robinsons (at number 26), and the Clarkes (at number 28). The scope of the series has since broadened to include new Ramsay Street familes.