Jacinta Nampijinpa Price is a Warlpiri/Celtic woman from Alice Springs. Her professional roles include working as a Cross Cultural Consultant for almost 20 years.
She has several years experience in running a not-for-profit company Yangapi Productions, which produced the Indigenous themed Children’s TV Program Yamba’s Playtime and delivered a number of Healthy Living travelling musical productions to early childhood audiences in remote communities throughout Australia.
Jacinta has had a vast career within the arts including visual art and music. Jacinta has toured Australia with her own music and been a singer-songwriter for more then 20 years.
A change in career saw Jacinta elected for a second term onto Alice Springs Town Council from August 2017.
She is deeply involved within her community as well as communities throughout the Northern Territory and has now been pre-selected as the Country Liberal Party Candidate to run in the next federal election for the seat of Lingiari in the House of Representatives.
Jacinta until recently was a research associate with the Centre for Independent Studies and along with her mother former CLP Minister Bess Price were awarded by the CIS with the McGregor Fellowship in recognition of their years advocating against domestic violence and the need for positive cultural change.
Throughout the platforms of television, visual art, music, women’s AFL and local government Jacinta has worked to empower disadvantaged Australians.