Geoff Vivian is a writer, journalist and sometime broadcaster, photographer and visual artist who has lived in Perth, Western Australia and the Kimberley region for most of his life.
His media career began in the 1990s when he wrote reviews of theatre and exhibitions for Perth magazines while practising as a full-time studio artist. He then spent 11 years working in community development for local councils, holding solo and group exhibitions for much of this time.
In 2005 he took up a post as manager and breakfast announcer with the Aboriginal radio station at Halls Creek, at the same time undertaking part-time university studies in journalism.
He returned to Perth in 2008 where he worked as a freelance journalist while maintaining kimberleypage.com.au, an internet digest of Kimberley news.
In 2014 he graduated from Curtin University with a BA (journalism) “with distinction”.
His current areas of interest include local government, Aboriginal affairs, science, arts and entertainment and the Kimberley region of Western Australia.
Since March 2015 he has been employed as a local government and general news reporter by The Great Southern Weekender, and independent weekly newspaper in Albany Western Australia.
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