Karla Grant

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Karla Grant is an Australian presenter, producer and journalist for the SBS's national Indigenous current affairs program Living Black, focussing on issues concerning Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities within Australia.


Grant was born in Adelaide to a Dutch father and an Aboriginal mother. She is a proud descendant of the Western Arrernte people.[1]

Grant was married for 16 years to television presenter Stan Grant until 2000. They have three children.[1][2]

Media career[edit]

Grant hosted Aboriginal Australia on Channel 10, a programme which was also directed towards Australia's indigenous community.[3]

In 1994 she joined SBS, originally as producer, reporter, director and presenter on the Walkley Award-winning programme ICAM, SBS’s first Indigenous current affairs show.[3]

In 2002 she began hosting Living Black.[4]


  1. ^ a b Molitorisz, Sacha (19 March 2009). "Why a six year old program is an elder". The Age. Retrieved 18 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Karla's wish is Granted". Sydney Confidential. Daily Telegraph. 22 September 2006. Retrieved 18 March 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Karla Grant". Living Black. Special Broadcasting Service. Retrieved 18 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "Living Black returns with a new face, tougher edge". National Indigenous Times. 20 January 2005. Retrieved 18 March 2010.