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Trevor Jamieson Trevor Jamieson i(A103495 works by)
Born: Established: 1977 Subiaco, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia, ;
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal
(Storyteller) assertion
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Trevor Jamieson is a Spinifex man from the western desert of Australia and is a talented actor, didgeridoo player, guitarist, singer, dancer and storyteller. His family was among those displaced by nuclear tests in Maralinga, roaming the outback until they reached the goldfields of Western Australia. Jamieson's family story forms the basis of the narrative of the production 'Ngapartji Ngapartji'. Jamieson won the 2008 Sydney Theatre Award for Best Actor for his role in 'Ngapartji Ngapartji'.

Most Referenced Works


  • In 2017, Brett Canet-Gibson's portrait of Trevor Jamieson won the People's Choice for the National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Ngapartji Ngapartji Ngapartji Ngapartji one 2005 2005 Z1416415 2005 single work drama (taught in 2 units) 'Ngapartji Ngapartji' traces the true story of one of the world's oldest nations - the Spinifex people - and their encounter with the Cold War and particularly the British atomic testing at Maralinga.
2008 nominated Sydney Theatre Awards Best Mainstage Production Nominated for the 2008 Company B production.
2008 winner Deadly Sounds Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Music, Sport, Entertainment and Community Awards Excellence in Film & Theatrical Score Nominated for Jamieson's script (and for Scott Rankin's direction).
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