Tammy Anderson

Tammy Anderson, a proud Palawa woman from Tasmania, is an award winning actor and playwright. She is the winning recipient of The Uncle Jack Charles Award and The Uncle Bob Maza Award. Her theatre credits in performance, writing, and directing include: Walking Into The Bigness ( Malthouse Theatre), The Call (Malthouse Theatre), The Sapphires (Melbourne Theatre Company), Stolen (Malthouse Theatre, National and International touring), Itchy Clacker (Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Dreaming Festival),  Natives Getting Funny (Ilbijerri Theatre Company, Melbourne International Comedy Festival). Her film credits include Boxing Day (Kriv Stenders Director) The Sapphires (Wayne Blair Director). 

Tammy uses her work to help change lives. Her one woman show I Don’t Wanna Play House (Malthouse Theatre, Sydney Opera House, National & International tours) has been on the road for 18 years. She is the first Australian Artist to present her work to 200 Magistrates to create change within the courts system. Tammy has recently been appointed to the Victim Survivor Advisory panel chaired by Rosie Batty to work with the Victorian Government to address violence against women.

Tammy is an Ambassador for Cancer Council Victoria, focused on Aboriginal Women’s Health. Her first children’s book SAM (Oxford University and Laguna Bay Publishing), is on the national curriculum in 9000 schools around the country.

Tammy recently graduated Melbourne University with a Masters in Writing for Performance.