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Television script-writer, director, creator, and producer.

Aside from the short films The List (1996) and Calling Gerry Molloy (2003) and the telemovie Dripping in Chocolate (2012), Smith's work has all been in television serials.

Her earliest scripts were for children's adventure series Ship to Shore (1996), followed by scripts for Minty (1998), Fast Tracks (1999), and All Saints (2000). Between 2001 and 2007, she was heavily involved in the production of McLeod's Daughters, including as script-writer, script editor (2001-2003), script producer (2003-2004), and story consultant (2005-2007).

Since 2000, Smith has written scripts for The Alice (2005), Blue Water High (2006), Sea Patrol (2007), Canal Road (2008), Rescue Special Ops (2009-2011), and Wild Boys (2011).

She is also the co-creator and producer of both Rescue Special Ops and Wild Boys, and the producer of The Alice and Dripping in Chocolate.

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Awards for Works

form y separately published work icon Love Child ( dir. Geoff Bennett et. al. )agent Australia : Playmaker Media Nine Network , 2014- 7030158 2014 series - publisher film/TV

'A character drama set in 1969 in Kings Cross; the time and place Australia came of age and the new generation broke all the rules. It was the Summer of Love. Mick Jagger was in town, Australia was glued to the telecast of the moon landing and American sailors clashed on the street with anti-Vietnam war protesters. We follow Joan Millar, 28, a maverick midwife returning to Australia and five young pregnant women, whose choices for their babies and own lives exemplify the radical changes at the heart of the cultural and sexual revolution. Their lives intersect between a maternity hospital, a home for unwed mothers and the wild streets of Darlinghurst.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive. (Sighted: 13/2/2014)

2018 nominated Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Series
2015 shortlisted Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2015 shortlisted Logie Awards Best Drama
2015 shortlisted Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Television Drama Series For series two.
2015 shortlisted AWGIE Awards Television Mini-Series - Original For series two.
form y separately published work icon Blue Water High ( dir. Ralph Strasser et. al. )agent Australia : Southern Star Entertainment , 2005-2008 Z1881687 2005-2008 series - publisher film/TV young adult

'Seven 15 year-old surfers have been selected from around Australia and overseas to take part in an intensive 12-month residential school program at Blue Water High. At the beachside school they join other pupils in a normal year's academic work as well as receiving special coaching in surfing. At the end of the year, two of the seven will qualify to surf the pro-circuit and win a three-year sponsorship contract. The series is a race into the finals for the wild card, a race to get through the year, and a race to grow up. The seven teens, forced to live, study and train together—at the same time become best friends and greatest competitors.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive. (Sighted: 20/8/2013)

2007 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Children's Program
2006 nominated AFI Awards Australian Film Institute Awards Best Children's Television Drama
2005 nominated AFI Awards Australian Film Institute Awards Best Children's Television Drama
form y separately published work icon Calling Gerry Molloy ( dir. Andrew Lewis ) Australia : Cornerstone Pictures , 2002 6949564 2002 single work film/TV thriller

'Jude and Ron, both in their mid-thirties, enjoy a relationship filled with passion and a shared fetish for fantasy. They play all sorts of games. Harmless competitive fun. That is until Gerry Molloy enters their lives. The game takes on a new twist that neither Jude nor Ron can control. Fantasy becomes fact, or is it the other way round?'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 23/1/2014)

2002 winner AWGIE Awards Short Film
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