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Dr Richard Walley OAM

Working Director, Aboriginal Productions and Promotions

Dr Richard Walley OAM is a Nyoongar man of the South-West regions.

In 1978, along with three other Aboriginals, Richard formed the ‘Middar Aboriginal Theatre Group’. Middar, in its lifetime took the Nyoongar culture to 32 different countries around the world.

Richard has been awarded an Order of Australia Medal and two honorary doctorates for his contribution to the promotion of Nyoongar Culture and the Arts.

In 2010, Richard received the ‘Citizen of the Year’ Award in the ‘Indigenous leadership’ category of the Celebrate WA Awards.

Richard is a Working Director in his family owned and operated business – Aboriginal Productions and Promotions, which has been in operation for over 25 years.

A fluent speaker of Nyoongar language. Richard continues to push boundaries, whilst always focussed on the bigger ‘community’ picture of Culture, Arts and Environment.

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Dr Richard Walley OAM

Working Director, Aboriginal Productions and Promotions

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