Rachel Perkins is a director, producer, screenwriter, presenter, and activist.
Her over 30 years of work has garnered much acclaim, with projects focusing on Australian Aboriginal stories including Jasper Jones and Mystery Road. Her latest work, The Australian Wars, explores the many frontier wars and genocide that occurred across the country from the First Fleet landing in 1788 through to the 1920s, and recently took out the 2023 Logie for Most Outstanding Factual or Documentary Program.
Currently co-chair for the Yes23 campaign, she joins Teela to talk about what drives and inspires her, the highs and lows of the referendum lead-up, and why she is working so hard to try and get the Yes vote over the line.
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