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Winners

2013 winner form y separately published work icon Redfern Now Jon Bell , Adrian Wills , Steven McGregor , Danielle Maclean , Michelle Blanchard , Wayne Blair , ( dir. Catriona McKenzie et. al. )agent Australia : ABC Television Screen Australia Blackfella Films , 2012-2013 Z1750518 2012 series - publisher film/TV

Redfern Now is 'the first contemporary TV drama series written, directed and produced by Indigenous Australians.'

Source: ABC Television website.

2012 winner form y separately published work icon The Straits Louis Nowra , Blake Ayshford , Nicholas Parsons , Kristen Dunphy , Jaime Browne , Aaron Fa’aoso , ( dir. Peter Andrikidis et. al. )agent Australia : Matchbox Pictures Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2012 Z1787533 2012 series - publisher film/TV crime

'Set among the turquoise waters and lethal wildlife of Australia's Far North Queensland and the Torres Strait, The Straits is an exotic, darkly humorous crime drama.

'The Montebellos are not your average Australian family. Modern day smugglers, their family business is transporting drugs into Australia and guns and exotic wildlife out, making use of ties of blood and loyalty in the Torres Strait Islands.

'When Harry, the head of the family, starts to plan his succession, a power struggle is sparked between brother and brother, wife and daughter. Under attack from ambitious bikies and mercurial PNG Raskols, the family must hold together through torture, assassination and imprisonment.'

Source: ABC1 website, http://www.abc.net.au/tv/thestraits/
Sighted: 30/01/2012

2010 winner form y separately published work icon Message Stick ABC Television (publisher), 1999 Australia : ABC Television , Z1569327 1999 series - publisher film/TV

Produced by the ABC Indigenous Programs Unit, Message Stick is a half hour TV program about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lifestyles, culture and issues. It features profile stories, interviews, video clips, short films and cooking segments and provides a slot where indigenous Australians can tell their stories in their own way. The program delivers articulate, contemporary human stories from around the country and features engaging, inspirational local characters, and allows intimate access to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lifestyles, perspectives and aspirations.


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