Amy Hammond is a Gomeroi Dhungatti Yinarr and Mother, who was born in Moree and raised on Wiradjuri Country in Wellington. Based on Country in Tamworth, Amy is entering her 6th year of her PhD as a Vice-Chancellor’s Gomeroi Research Fellow, School of Environmental and Rural Science at the University of New England, Anaiwan Country.
Amy is also a Co-Founder and Managing Director of Yinarr Maramali, a Gomeroi women’s business that centres on the care taking of local weaving culture and supporting community wellbeing.
A WAAPA Production and Design graduate with a strong career in Arts and Culture dating back to 2004 that saw Amy resident and touring internationally with First Nations companies such as Yirra Yaakin Noongar Theatre, Bangarra Dance and Ilbijerri Theatre. “After 12 years of reaching for new heights, it was always my purpose to return home with my new skills to support the development of local arts and cultural programs and opportunities that I needed growing up”.