RICHARD FRANKLAND is one of Australia’s most highly awarded singer/songwriters, authors and film makers and an Indigenous rights activist. He is an Aboriginal Australian of Gunditjmara origin from Victoria. In 1993 Frankland co-wrote and directed his first documentary with John Foss entitled Songlines. Since then Frankland has written, directed and produced a wide range of video, documentary and film projects including the award winning Who Killed Malcolm Smith, No Way To Forget, After Mabo, Harry’s War and Stone Bros. Richard has also written for and performed on stage. He wrote and directed the award-winning play Conversations with the Dead and his stage show An Evening with Richard Frankland was performed at the Sydney Opera House. His latest play, The Brady Bunch, debuted at La Mama in 2012 and he is currently working on Voices for the Malthouse Theatre. Frankland founded the Mirimbiak Nations Aboriginal Corporation and was instrumental in forming Australians for Native Title and Reconciliation (ANTAR) to represent traditional owners in lodging Native Title claims as well as the Your Voice political party after the abolition of ATSIC.