Lara Van Raay


Lara is another one of those super talented and internationally experienced people who has found her heart is in Tasmania. Lara has worked in broadcast TV for over 20 years with National Geographic in Sydney, SKY in London and MBC in Dubai.

She has made over 60 short documentaries, is an award winning filmmaker and the Tasmanian feature documentary she edited, Mary Meets Mohammad, screened around Australia on the ABC as a half hour special and was a finalist for a Walkley Award.

She moved to Tasmania with the ABC making multi-media stories across radio, online and TV. She now runs her own media company, Small World Documentaries, while also working on the story collecting project, Women of the Island.