Damian Amamoo

Damian Amamoo was born in Southport on the Gold Coast in Queensland in1970. Damian's father Sam is a proud member of the 'Fanti Tribe' from Ghana in West Africa and came to Australia in 1963 after receiving a scholarship to study a Science degree at Adelaide University.

Damian's mother Diana Wilson studied English at Adelaide University. Her father,Cecil Norman Wilson fought in the 9th Infantry, Second Seventh Division in the Middle East at El Alamein, and later again in Borneo as a gunner. Cecil's brother, Rex Kerslake Wilson was a flying ace pilot in the airforce and was shot down at the age of 21 in North Africa. He died of his wounds and there is a memorial cross for him at the Military Cemetary in Alexandria, Egypt. He was decorated with a distinguished flying medal for his flying skill and bravery.  

Damian was school captain at Prince Alfred College and represented the state in Soccer and Athletics. Damian has a Bachelor of Economics, a Graduate Diploma in Environmental Studies from Adelaide University. Later, Damian was elected to the office of Councillor at the City of Prospect for 8 years where he served the community. Later Damian returned to study and completed a Masters of Communication Management (Uni SA) and an MBA in Entrepreneurship from the University of Technology Sydney.

 Damian has written and co-written more than sixty health and wellness comics and children's story books for Indigenous communities over a 15 year period and has helped goverment, NGO’s and the private sector deliver positive health messages across Australia.

Damian is a film producer and director, trainer, presenter and event manager. Damian is passionate about storytelling, culture, people and history.


Elsie Amamoo

Elsie Amamoo is a proud Cubbi Cubbi an Durumbal Aboriginal woman from QLD who has held Administration roles with Mining companies such as Newmont Mining and Oxiana.  

Elsie has also worked in community development as a cultural Instructor at the South Australian Museum and presently Elsie works as a community educator at the Australian National Maritime Museum in Darling Harbour.  

Elsie has held board appointments with the Australia Day Council Committee, Multicultural Organisations and has represented Australia's Human Rights and Equal Opportunities Commission at an International forum.

More recently, Elsie travelled to Israel for the Australian Light Horse Centenary to honour her great grandfather 'Frank Fisher's' contribution to the successful charge that won the war for Australia and her allies at Beersheba in WW1. 

Elsie is highly skilled in dealing with people and groups, and supports the organisation with her insights about public relations, community engagement and strategy.    

Elsie and Damian have published and donated more than 250,000 social comic books or comics with messages to the Australian community over the last 20 years and have both worked hard to improve outcomes for Indigenous and non Indigenous peoples.