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Aliwa! $11.81 ex GST
$12.99 inc GST
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.

  • 2003 VIC Premier's Literary Awards - Louis Esson Prize for Drama (shortlist)
  • 2002 Kate Challis RAKA Award 
  • 2002 Western Australian Premier's Book Awards - Play Award (shortlist)
Cast : 2M, 4F

Currency Press | 978-0-86819-688-6 | Sales rights: worldwide | PB


DALLAS WINMAR is a Western Australian writer who first worked with Company B in 2001 on the staging of her play Aliwa. This play was first showcased in Perth by Yirra Yaakin Noongar Theatre and developed at the National Playwright's Conference in 1999 and 2000.  

She was commissioned by Kooemba Jdarra Theatre Company to write Skin Deep for their 2000 program. Yibiyung, her third play, was workshopped at the Australian National Playwright's Conference in 2006 and the PlayWriting Australia National Script Workshop in 2007.  

Dallas was jointly awarded the Kate Challis RAKA Award in 2002 for Aliwa (alongside Jane Harrison for Stolen). Aliwa was also shortlisted for the script category of the Western Australian Premier's Book Awards, and nominated for commendation for the Louis Esson Prize for Drama: Shortlist 2003.