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Tony Briggs

Tony Briggs

Artist of the Year

Starting his career as an actor on Neighbours in the 1980’s, Tony Brigg’s career in the arts has gone from strength to strength.

Over the past 25 years he has performed on both stage and screen, gaining a reputation as one of Australia’s leading Indigenous performers.

Tony is best known for writing the award winning play ‘The Sapphires’, which was adapted for screen in 2012. He is currently working on projects for both TV and film.

A true leader, Tony dedicates time to sharing his knowledge and experience by mentoring younger people in his field.

Tony has demonstrated a lifelong commitment to the arts and his influence stretches beyond the Indigenous community to all Australians.

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