Lia Pa’apa’a

Creative Producer - currently on maternity leave

Red Flag Dancers moving towards Joshua Park, Numburindi Festival, photo by Benjamin Bayliss

Lia is currently off on her new adventure, motherhood!


Lia works with Artback NT to deliver the Indigenous Traditional Dance Program in the Northern Territory communities of Borroloola and Numbulwar. Lia is a Creative Producer and Community Arts Cultural Development practitioner whose expertise is in delivering innovative and community empowered projects with Indigenous Australians and Pacific Islander communities across urban, region and remote contexts. Lia’s leadership has been showcased through her role in developing and delivering a four-year transition model of community arts practice in Borroloola for the Malandarri Festival and the establishment of the Numburindi Festival in Numbulwar in 2016.