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Dallas Winmar Dallas Winmar i(A32554 works by)
Born: Established: Perth, Western Australia, ;
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal Noongar / Nyoongar / Nyoongah / Nyungar / Nyungah/Noonygar ; Aboriginal
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Dallas Winmar is a producer-director with ABC Radio, and a playwright . Winmar's writing career began when she was approached by Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company to write her award winning play Aliwa, which premiered in Perth in 2000.At that time, Winmar was also commissioned by Kooemba Jdarra Indigenous Performing Arts to write Skin Deep. Her third play Yibiyung premiered at Belvoir Street in 2008, which won the Kate Challis Award in 2012.


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form y separately published work icon My Place ( dir. Shawn Seet et. al. )agent Australia : Little Leaf Pictures Matchbox Pictures ABC Television , 2009-2011 Z1649817 2009-2011 series - publisher film/TV children's historical fiction My Place, based on the award-winning book My Place by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, is a thirteen-part drama series that tells the story of one house in South Sydney through the experiences of the children who live there over a 130-year period. My Place aims to show that everyone is part of history and that every place has a story.
2012 winner Logie Awards Most Outstanding Children's Program
2011 winner Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Children's Television Series For Series Two.
2010 winner Australian Film Institute Awards Best Children's Television Drama For Series One.
Yibiyung 2008 single work drama

'Yibiyung was Dallas [Winmar]'s grandmother and this is her growing-up story. She was one of hundreds of girls swept up in the forced removals of the 1920s and trained to become model domestic servants. But it's Yibiyung's break from this regime and her extraordinary flight across Western Australia which gives her story its rolling, expansive rhythm of survival.' Source: Belvoir Street website, (Sighted 01/09/2008)

2012 winner Australian Centre Literary Awards The Kate Challis RAKA Award
y separately published work icon Aliwa! 2001 Sydney : Currency Press , 2002 Z796724 2001 single work drama Indigenous story 'Traces the true story of three Aboriginal sisters whose mother was determined to keep her children when officials wanted to remove them following the death of their father. The story is that of the three sisters of the playwright Jack Davis.' Source: Publisher's blurb.
2002 joint winner Australian Centre Literary Awards The Kate Challis RAKA Award Drama Joint winner with Jane Harrison for her play, Stolen.
2001 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards
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