First Nations Senior Producer / Queensland Music Festival
Bridget Garay is a Torres Strait Islander woman with family connections to Mer (Murray Island). She is currently working with the Queensland Music Festival as a First Nations Senior Producer and also with the Silver Lining Foundation developing their cultural strategy for schools. She is also business trainer and leadership coach and mentor and has worked in many Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities with an emphasis on arts business and community enterprise. She developed the ArtsUp program in 2004 to assist artists with business skills. She is a founding member of the Verandah Chix who celebrate language through song.