About

A well-respected and established Musician, Artistic Director/ Producer and active community leader, Fred is a Garawa (NT) & Butchella (South Coast of Queensland) Aboriginal man with strong Australian Aboriginal, Tongan and South-Sea Islander heritage. Fred’s passion for cultural maintenance and revival is evident in his ever-growing catalogue of work, including, Clancestry Closing Ceremony Curator at Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Curator of Indigenous content G20 Cultural Program and Guest Artistic Director for Black Arm Band.

As a performer he has toured nationally and internationally to great acclaim including as front man of Impossible Odds. He is also the founder of QLD’s only Indigenous owned and operated record label.

Creative partner of Bleach* Festival since 2011