My Story Matters 3

The third and final series in the My Story Matters collection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander role model documentary films made by First Nations high school students.


Chris Bonney

Radio Station Manager
Chris discusses overcoming boredom to finish school. He now runs Gadigal Information Service in Redfern. He loves the challenges it brings.


Alfred Coolwell

Alfred works as a house painter and a tennis coach. He loves the colours of the paint and for him painting is a form of meditation. He was very proud when he got his trade certificate.


Lyza Rookes, Relationship Manager

Commercial Banking
Lyza is a Relationship Manager working in commercial banking. She’s been in the finance industry for seventeen years. When not at work she likes to regularly exercise at the gym.


Emeritus Prof Paul Hughes

Emeritus Professor Paul Hughes discusses his journey as an educator. He was the second Aboriginal person in South Australia to become a teacher.


Sharna Edwards

Personal Banker
Sharna is a Larrakia woman from the Northern Territory. She works as a Personal Banker and services everyday customers with accounts and loans. In her spare time she loves playing rugby.


Eduardo Crismani

Film Maker
A film maker, Eduardo studied a Bachelor of Media Arts at the University of South Australia. His Pop was part of the Stolen Generation and recently he made a documentary about his story.


Sarah Agios

Personal Trainer
Sarah just started in the role of Healthy lifestyle Worker at Nunkuwarrin Yunti in South Australia. The focus is on physical activity and nutrition.


Tennile Lamb

Policy Worker
Tennile is a policy worker at the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples, the national representative body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.