Words with Wine: Amanda Healy

Arts & Culture Free Library Live Entertainment Seniors

Event Information

  • Date DATE
    6 July 2022
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  • Time TIME
    6.30 - 8PM
  • Location LOCATION
    South Perth Library
    Cnr Sandgate St & South Tce, South Perth
  • Cost COST
    Free, booking essential
  • Hosted by HOSTED BY
    City of South Perth Libraries
  • Extra Information

    Catering includes one glass of wine per ticket. Tea, coffee and non-caffeinated drinks.

    In the interests of more sustainable living please BYO mug and/or water bottle.

Enjoy a glass of wine and listen to 2022 WA Women’s Hall of Fame inductee Amanda Healy chart her journey from male dominated mining to the world of high-end Aboriginal fashion design. 

This event is part of the City's NAIDOC Week celebrations.

About the Presenter

South Perth Library is proud to present Amanda Healy, a 2022 WA Women’s Hall of Fame inductee.

A resident of South Perth, Amanda is from the Wonnarua Nation, NSW, and as with many First Nations peoples’, she has broad connections across the country. Amanda has more than 35 years’ experience in the mining industry, both in Australia, and internationally. She has founded two Indigenous engineering companies, and developed Kirrikin, to support Aboriginal artists.

Amanda has recently returned from Afterpay Australian Fashion Week where she launched the new Kirrikin collection named Ripples. Amanda began Kirrikin in 2014 because she was annoyed at the lack of authentic Aboriginal fashion products. She fell in love with the art work and was inspired to make them into beautiful fashion products.

Enjoy a glass of wine as you listen to Amanda chart her journey from male dominated mining to winning small business awards to the world of high-end fashion as a social profit sharing enterprise.

The WA Women’s Hall of Fame will be on display in the South Perth Library from 4-22 July.

About Words with Wine

Enjoy a glass of wine while listening to a published author speak about their work and read an excerpt or two. Most authors will share some information about their writing process, how and why they came to write their featured prose or poetry and they may share some interesting or entertaining related trivia. This event series is designed to spotlight a blend of established and emerging authors.

  • Doors open at 6.15pm - no need to print your ticket, there will be an attendance list at the door. Parking is available outside the library and in the lower carpark off South Tce as well as along Sandgate St and South Tce.
  • In the interests of more sustainable living please BYO mug &/or water bottle.

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