Tracee Hutchison

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Tracee Hutchison
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Born (1962-09-18) 18 September 1962 (age 56)
Rosebud, Australia
OccupationTV 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 Triple J 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]

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]

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.


  1. ^ Hutchison, Tracee, 1962-; Triple J (Radio station : Melbourne, Vic.) (1992), Your name's on the door : 10 years of Australian music / Tracee Hutchison, ABC EnterprisesCS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ Silverchair Recovery Special on YouTube
  3. ^ Down and out in Melbourne and Rosebud, By Tracee Hutchison, May 12, 2005, The Age
  4. ^ From raisin' hell to raisin muffins – musicians bare their kitchen selves, November 23 2002,
  5. ^ Kitchen Capers, By Claire Halliday, April 10, 2007, Epicure - Entertainment -
  6. ^ Time to remember the Tampa debacle, By Tracee Hutchison, 25/08/2007, The Age
  7. ^ No. 06024PT: The forgotten man, By Tracee Hutchison, July 22, 2006, The Age
  8. ^ A possum stares extinction in the face, By Tracee Hutchison, 18/2/2006, The Age
  9. ^ The Long Walk – 'Crying for the place we could become'- The Age 2/06/2007 Archived 5 September 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ The Black Arm Band 'Hidden Republic' essay (download PDF) Archived 30 September 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  11. ^ I Forgive Catriona Rowntree Review, September 26, 2005, The Age

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