In 2019, Australia’s most iconic female Indigenous entertainer, Christine Anu, will visit Gunnedah with her intimate show Christine Anu: In Conversation & Song.On this very special occasion, Christine will share personal anecdotes on life and her successes in the Australian Entertainment Industry, her advocacy work for diversity and inclusion and the importance of First Nations culture, languages and song lines. Christine will also incorporate the 2019 NAIDOC Week theme. Christine will perform a selection of songs from her acclaimed music career, including songs from the Torres Strait Islands, Sunshine on a Rainy Day and the unofficial national anthem My Island Home, which was selected by the National Film and Sound Archives to be inducted into the Sounds of Australia Registry alongside Midnight Oil and The Wiggles. A multi-award winning recording artist, Christine has also made revered appearances in major films including Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge, The Matrix Reloaded and Dating the Enemy. She has also starred in stage productions, including Hairspray: The Arena Spectacular, South Pacific, The Sapphires, Little Shop of Horrors, Rent, Rainbow’s End and Parramatta Girls. She has toured nationally and abroad and has performed at momentous events of cultural and national significance including the Sydney 2000 Olympics Closing Ceremony and being bestowed the honour of flicking the switch to launch National Indigenous Television in Australia. Join Christine as she takes us on a most intimate journey through Conversation and Song.