• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0299

Shun Wah, Annette

(1958 – )
  • Born 26 March, 1958, Cairns Queensland Australia
  • Occupation Actor, Author, Host


A fourth-generation Chinese Australian, Shun Wah is known for hosting ABC & SBS programs Studio 22, The Big Picture, Image, Eat Carpet, The Noise and Media Dimensions.
In 1996, she was nominated for an AFI award in ‘Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role’ for acting debut in Floating Life.
She is the co-author with Greg Aitkin of the publication Banquet: 10 Courses to Harmony.

(Sources: http://www.amida.com.au/profiles/1001.diffe.html accessed 18/02/02; http://www.anu.edu/pad/community/literary/pastlitevents/Text/shun-wah.html accessed 18/02/02 and http://www.thei.aust.com/isite/cellfloatlife.html accessed 18/02/02)

Published resources

Archival resources

  • National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
    • Annette Shun Wah interviewed by Diana Giese for the Post-war Chinese Australians oral history project [sound recording]