Speaker Announcement: Q&A with Noni Hazlehurst

Thursday 2 June 2016

ATOM and ACMI are excited to announce the following session:

AFI | AACTA Presents ‘Power and Influence in the Media’ with Noni Hazlehurst

Recently only the second woman to be inducted into the Logies Hall of Fame, Noni Hazlehurst AM is one of Australia’s favourite and most distinguished performers, She is celebrated for her work in theatre, film, TV and radio, and for her work as an advocate for children. With an outstanding career spanning more than forty years, Hazlehurst is also an accomplished writer, producer, presenter and director.

Her many awards include four AFI Awards for her roles in Little Fish (Rowan Woods, 2005), Waiting at the Royal (Glenda Hambly, 2000), Fran (1985) and Monkey Grip (Ken Cameron, 1982), three Logies and an Honorary PhD from Flinders University. She is also a Member of the Order of Australia.

Hazlehurst has served on a number of boards, including Film Australia and Belvoir St Theatre, and currently AFI | AACTA. She has served as Patron or Ambassador for several children’s welfare organisations, including Barnardos Australia, and counts her 24-year role as a host of Play School as a highlight of her career.

She currently stars in Foxtel’s Australian drama A Place to Call Home. She will tour her one-woman play, Mother – written for her by Daniel Keene – through New South Wales and Queensland later this year.