Julie James Bailey


Julie James Bailey spent all her working life in various aspects of television – acting, writing, directing,
teaching and media policy.

Since retiring as professor of film and media at Griffith University she has driven her campervan over
250,000 kilometres into remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory and Western Australia teaching video, governance and coaching English.

She is the author of Reel Women: Working in Film and Television (AFTRS, 1999).


Applying life’s lessons

EssayLAST WINTER I was lying in the red dirt in the middle of the Sandover Highway two hundred kilometres northeast of Alice Springs. I was trying to get the jack under my Hilux campervan after a blowout. I remembered...

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