Portrait of Lucy De Kretser

Lucy De Kretser

Lucy is the Wheeler Centre’s Project Coordinator, managing the annual Children’s Book Festival, the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards and the On the Road program of regional events.

Lucy has a background working in Victorian Aboriginal history and a passion for the telling of Australian stories. Previous places of employment include 3CR Community Radio, where she produced and presented nationally broadcast programs Accent of Women and Women on the Line; Native Title Services Victoria; and the Melbourne Museum, where she worked on the redevelopment of Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre’s permanent exhibitions.

She has a BA (History) and a Post-graduate Diploma of Cultural Heritage. She is currently completing her Masters in Cultural Heritage.

Her favourite things are fresh air, the ocean and fiction.