Nicole Smith Walker

Nicole Smith Walker

Writer, photographer, Tranby Volunteer and Alumni

Nicole is a proud Aboriginal woman, with English, Irish and Scottish ancestry. Nicole grew up and lives on Wurundjeri Country where she raises her young son.

Nicole is a Music Photographer, who earlier this year photographed the likes of G Flip, SYCCO and Ashwarya. She holds a Diploma in Applied Photography and two of her photographs have been displayed in local council exhibitions in the Portrait and Illustrative categories.

Nicole recently completed her Diploma in Applied Aboriginal Studies and received a Kevin Cook award. In 2020, she completed her Certificate IV in Community Services.

In addition to her studies, Nicole volunteers her time to help empower communities. Volunteering allows Nicole to assist with programs that provide individuals with opportunities to grow, learn new skills and reach their full potential. She currently volunteers for the Burawa National Indigenous Careers Centre and is a Community Visitors Scheme volunteer at a local community centre. She recently volunteered as part of a planning group for a Neighborhood House.

Nicole is passionate about dancing, learning a variety of styles which include tap, fusion belly dance, K-pop choreography, hip-hop, popping, and is also learning to speak Korean.