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Ann McGrath

Ann McGrath is a distinguished Australian historian with a special interest in working with film. She has been an historical advisor on numerous television productions and co-produced the documentary, A FRONTIER CONVERSATION (2006). MESSAGE FROM MUNGO is her first film as director or co-director. She is currently (2021) WK Hancock Distinguished Professor of History, School of History, Australian National University, and also Director, Research Centre for Deep History at the same university.

She speaks at numerous conferences and her work has been widely published, including the award-winning Born in the Cattle: Aborigines in Cattle Country (1987), How to Write History That People Want to Read (2010, co-authored with Ann Curthoys), and Illicit Love: Interracial Sex and Marriage in the United States and Australia. (2015).



OFFICIAL SELECTION! 2015 BYRON BAY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (March) WINNER! 2014 UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA MEDIA AWARDS in the Special Category of "Promotion of Indigenous Recognition" FINALIST! Best Documentary (History), 2014 ATOM AWARDS “Repatriation is one of the most important social issues of our times for Indigenous communities around the world...


A NEW DOCUMENTARY IN PROGRESS, TO BE RELEASED IN MID-2022 In 1966, 200 Gurindji workers on the Wave Hill cattle station in the Northern Territory, walked off in protest against their conditions...