Empowering and educating through music
Shellie has written literally thousands of songs during her career in conjunction and collaboration with communities around Australia.
She has an unshakable passion for working in communities and has an excellent reputation across the nation as a facilitator and friend to many communities.
She speaks a little bit of 17 Indigenous languages and has worked in more than 70 remote communities around Australia.
She is an ambassador for the Fred Hollows Foundation and travels the country creating songs with young people in an effort to reduce the incidence of Trachoma in Indigenous communities.
Working with the kids at Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory on the Stronger Sisters Project to get young women ready for the Vibe Alive Festival and support these women towards healthy lifestyle choices. LINK
Examples of workshops
READ about Shellie's workshop with Southern Youth and Family Services which provides accommodation and support to homeless and vulnerable young people and their families around Wollongong.
WATCH and listen to Shellie's Barkly Senior College's Stronger Sisters Program
The Jimmy Little Foundation
Shellie has worked with The Jimmy Little Foundation to promote the passion of the late Dr Jimmy Little which was for Australian First Nations people to live to longer, healthier lives.
As a supporter of the Foundation, she has worked with many young people to create songs in language that talk about how to live a Thumbs Up! life - a healthy, strong and long life.