Meet the Board: Noonee Doronilla - Treasurer
Rebus wouldn't be able to do all the great work we do without the support and guidance of our volunteer board. So we thought we'd introduce you to them, one at a time to show our appreciation for all they do for us!
Noonee Doronila joined the Rebus Board in October 2016 taking up the position of Treasurer. She has served on a number of local boards and committee’s including the Domestic Violence Prevention Council, the Performing Arts Advisory Committee, the ACT Cultural Council and the Multicultural Women’s Advocacy Committee.
Noonee is a Filipino Australian multicultural artist and has a 30-year career in social work with the Australian Public Service. Since moving to Canberra in 1996, Noonee has been involved in workshops for the development and production of plays, poetry publications and performance poetry focussing on issues of migration and cross-cultural identity.
Noonee has also written several plays and edited two community poetry books. She was a recipient of an Asialink Literature Residency in the Philippines. In 2007, she was an International Women’s Day awardee by the ACT Government, for her contribution to multicultural arts. She is also a recipient of the Canberra Critics Circle Award 2007 for Theatre for writing and directing “Manila Takeaway”. In 2015, she was awarded the Order of Australia Medal for service to the community through social welfare and cultural organizations.