Tracee Hutchison

Tracee Hutchison is a writer and TV and radio broadcaster.

Tracee Hutchison
Born (1962-09-18) 18 September 1962
Rosebud, Australia
OccupationTV broadcaster, writer


She produced and presented a series on Australian music in the 1980s for Triple J in 1990 – featuring interviews with Australian musicians including Nick Cave, Chrissy Amphlett, David McComb, Paul Kelly and Jimmy Barnes – which became her first book Your Name's on the Door – 10 Years of Australian Music (1992/ABC books).[1]

Hutchison was talent producer and scriptwriter for series 2 and 3 of RocKwiz (SBS TV) and also the series producer of nomad (SBS TV), the program that discovered silverchair[2] in a national demo competition in 1994.

She wrote a weekly opinion column for the Saturday Age[3] from 2005–2009 and conceived and edited two fund-raising cookbooks for the Mirabel Foundation: Rock Chefs for Mirabel (1992), featuring Australian musicians Tim Rogers, Tex Perkins, Deborah Conway, Archie Roach & Ruby Hunter and Ed Kuepper and their favorite recipes,[4] and Laughing Stock – Comedy Chefs for Mirabel (2007), featuring Australian comedians Eddie Perfect, Tim Minchin, Dave Hughes, Tripod, Corinne Grant, Libby Gorr and Julia Zemiro.[5]

Hutchison has written on social justice issues,[6][7] environment[8] and indigenous issues,[9] she was commissioned by The Black Arm Band to write an essay on the history of Aboriginal music for the Hidden Republic[10] performance as part of the 2008 Melbourne International Arts Festival.


In 1995 she wrote and starred in her debut one-woman show I Forgive Catriona Rowntree,[11] at the Melbourne Fringe Festival.


  1. Hutchison, Tracee, 1962-; Triple J (Radio station : Melbourne, Vic.) (1992), Your name's on the door : 10 years of Australian music / Tracee Hutchison, ABC EnterprisesCS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. Silverchair Recovery Special on YouTube
  3. Down and out in Melbourne and Rosebud, By Tracee Hutchison, May 12, 2005, The Age
  4. From raisin' hell to raisin muffins – musicians bare their kitchen selves, November 23 2002,
  5. Kitchen Capers, By Claire Halliday, April 10, 2007, Epicure - Entertainment -
  6. Time to remember the Tampa debacle, By Tracee Hutchison, 25/08/2007, The Age
  7. No. 06024PT: The forgotten man, By Tracee Hutchison, July 22, 2006, The Age
  8. A possum stares extinction in the face, By Tracee Hutchison, 18/2/2006, The Age
  9. The Long Walk – 'Crying for the place we could become'- The Age 2/06/2007 Archived 5 September 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  10. The Black Arm Band 'Hidden Republic' essay (download PDF) Archived 30 September 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  11. I Forgive Catriona Rowntree Review, September 26, 2005, The Age
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