Alison Page

Chairperson

Alison Page is descendant of the Walbanga and Wadi Wadi people of the Yuin nation who grew up in La Perouse, Sydney. She is an award-winning Designer and a Producer of film and television. Alison was previously the founding CEO of the Saltwater Freshwater Arts Alliance and the National Aboriginal Design Agency.

Since graduating Design at UTS in 1998, Ms Page has worked with various urban and rural Aboriginal communities in the delivery of culturally appropriate architectural and design services in association with Merrima Design. Since 2007 she has been collaborating with Mondial Pink Diamond Atelier’s on an award winning range of high end Aboriginal jewellery called Diamond Dreaming.

In 2013 Alison was named the Female Regional/ Rural Entrepreneur Manager of the Year in the National Australia Bank Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards and was named by Crikey as one of the top ten women to watch. In 2015, Alison was inducted into the Design Institute of Australia’s Hall of Fame.

Alison is currently a Board member of Ninti One Ltd and the Australian National Maritime Museum.