Destiny Deacon

(Australia 1957 – )

Community
Melbourne, South-east region
Language group
Kuku, East Cape region, Erub, Torres Strait region

Michael Riley

(Australia 06 Jan 1960 – 2004)

Community
Sydney, South-east region
Language group
Wiradjuri, Southern Riverine region, Kamilaroi, Northern Riverine region

I don't wanna be a bludger

Location
Not on display
Further information

This collaborative work was commissioned for Perspecta 1999 and features the exploits of Delores (played by Destiny Deacon) seeking gainful employment in a variety of occupations. Michael Riley makes a cameo appearance in the film as Uncle Harold, Delores' cousin. The cast also includes members of Deacon's extended family, including the late Lisa Bellear, distinguished writer, radio broadcaster and political activist.

Year
1999
Media
Time-based media, DVD
Medium
DVD, colour, sound, 30 min
Credit
Purchased with funds provided by the Aboriginal Collection Benefactors' Group 2008
Accession number
52.2008