Celeste Liddle is an Arrernte woman (traditional owner in Central Australia) who was born in Canberra and has been living in Melbourne since she was a teenager. She is a trade unionist, an activist, a feminist, a social commentator and an opinion writer. In May 2021, she was announced as the preselected Greens candidate for the seat of Cooper in the upcoming Federal Election.
Celeste currently has a column with Eureka Street but has additionally been published by Fairfax, Newscorp, ABC, SBS, and many independent publications. In addition to this, Celeste has contributed to a number of anthologies of note including Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia and Mothers and Others.
She completed a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Theatre and Drama at La Trobe University in 2002, a Graduate Diploma in Arts (primarily Political Sciences) at the University of Melbourne in 2012 and a Masters of Communications and Media Studies at Monash in 2020.
Philosophical Fight Club
Anna Krien, Julian Burnside, Quinn Eades, Jordan Raskopoulos, Geoffrey Robertson, Celeste Liddle, George Megalogenis, Kenan Malik
What the Hell? The Handmaid's Tale in 2017
Deborah Frances-White, Lauren Duca, Krissy Kneen, Celeste Liddle, Quinn Eades, Jamila Rizvi
Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia
Anita Heiss, Zachary Penrith-Puchalski, Celeste Liddle, Sharon Payne
Parliamentary Privilege: Bias, Boys’ Clubs and Women in Politics
Celeste Liddle, Julia Banks, Yasmin Poole, Patricia Karvelas