Alison Page

Creative Director; Associate Dean Indigenous Leadership (Design Architecture + Building) | ZAKPAGE Pty Ltd; UTS


Alison Page is a Walbanga and Wadi Wadi woman from Tharawal and Yuin nations and is an award-winning Designer and Film Producer whose career since the late 90s has been connecting indigenous stories and traditional knowledges to contemporary design. She is the co-author of Design: Building on Country, written with Paul Memmott, which explores indigenous design, architecture and engineering principles as a blueprint for contemporary Australian design. Alison appeared for eight years as a regular panelist on the ABC TV show, The New Inventors and in 2015, was inducted into the Design Institute of Australia’s Hall of Fame and the IDEA Awards Gold Medal winner for 2022. She is Associate Dean at the University of Technology’s Design Architecture and Building School and the founder of the National Aboriginal Design Agency. Alison runs Creative agency ZAKPAGE, which works in urban design, landscape, public art and film production.


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