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Amy Thunig



Dr Amy Thunig (B.Arts, M.Teach, PhD) is an Education Academic in the School of Education at Macquarie University, a Director at Story Factory in Redfern, and recently completed her doctoral thesis (PhD) in Education Studies, titled ‘Sovereign Women: Why Academia?’

A Gomeroi/Kamilaroi yinarr (woman) and mother, in 2019 Amy gave her TEDx talk ‘Disruption is not a dirty word’. In 2022 Amy’s first book Tell Me Again will be published with UQP.  As an academic, author, media commentator and panellist, Amy regularly appears on television programs such as ABC’s The Drum, and writes for publications such as Buzzfeed, Sydney Book Review, IndigenousX, The Guardian and more.


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