Tracee Hutchison

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Tracee Hutchison
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Born (1962-09-18) 18 September 1962 (age 54)
Rosebud, Australia
Occupation TV broadcaster, writer

Tracee Hutchison is a writer and TV and radio broadcaster.

She produced and presented a series on Australian music in the 1980s for JJJ in 1990 – featuring interviews with Australian musicians including Nick Cave, Chrissy Amphlett, David McComb, Paul Kelly and Jimmy Barnes – which became her first book ‘Your Name's on the Door – 10 Years of Australian Music’ (1992/ABC books).[1]

Ms Hutchison was talent producer and scriptwriter for Series 2 and 3 of RocKwiz (SBS TV) and also the series producer of nomad (SBS TV), the program that discovered silverchair[2] in a national demo competition in 1994.

She wrote a weekly Opinion column for the Saturday Age[3] from 2005–2009 and conceived and edited two fund-raising cookbooks for the Mirabel Foundation: Rock Chefs for Mirabel (1992), featuring Australian musicians Tim Rogers, Tex Perkins, Deborah Conway, Archie Roach & Ruby Hunter and Ed Kuepper and their favorite recipes,[4] and Laughing Stock – Comedy Chefs for Mirabel (2007), featuring Australian comedians Eddie Perfect, Tim Minchin, Dave Hughes, Tripod, Corinne Grant, Libby Gorr and Julia Zemiro.[5]

Ms Hutchison has written on social justice issues,[6][7] environment[8] and indigenous issues,[9] she was commissioned by The Black Arm Band to write an essay on the history of Aboriginal music for the Hidden Republic[10] performance as part of the 2008 Melbourne International Arts Festival.

In 1995 she wrote and starred in her debut one-woman show I Forgive Catriona Rowntree,[11] at the Melbourne Fringe Festival.


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