Tom Williams (b.1971)


Tom Williams is an accomplished and well-recognised freelance documentary photographer based in Wollongong, NSW. Tom is currently a lecturer in Photography and Photojournalism at the University of Wollongong.

Tom’s current work focuses on his hometown, the port city south of Sydney and the people who call the area home. Further to his ongoing work in Wollongong, Tom continues to work on his long-term project in Sydney’s inner city suburbs of Redfern and Waterloo.

In 2009 Tom was awarded the 7th Centre for Contemporary Photography’s Documentary Photography Award for his work in Redfern and Waterloo. Tom has regularly exhibited his photographs since 2004, including at major photography festivals; Reportage Festival of Photojournalism (2008), Foto Freo (2008), Sydney Life (2010), Head On (2007 and 2011) and Cross Projections (2007 and 2010).

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