Mr Steven Oliver
ABC Black Comedy, Brisbane Indigenous Media Association
Steven Oliver is a descendant of the Kuku-Yalanji, Waanyi, Gangalidda, Woppaburra, Bundjalung and Biripi (in other words, biggest mob) peoples. He was born in Cloncurry in North West Queensland and grew up in Townsville before moving to Perth to study performing arts. He has worked with numerous theatre companies and arts organisations across Australia and is currently an artist in residence at La Boite Theatre Company. He became notorious with ABC’s hit sketch show Black Comedy as a writer/actor/associate producer and is also a published playwright and poet with his poetry accumulating over two million views online. A number only overshadowed by his comedic work which collectively has accumulated over ten million views. He currently works full-time at the Brisbane Indigenous Media Association as its Creative Director.