Much loved for her breakout role in LOOKING FOR ALIBRANDI, Pia is part of Australian Film and Television history. Most recently she was the winner of series 4 of AUSTRALIAN SURVIVOR Champions V Contenders where she struggled through 50 days in the Fijian jungle to ultimately be unanimously crowned the Sole Survivor making television history with an impressive 9-0 victory.
More recent credits also include Network Nine’s comedy series TRUE STORY WITH HAMISH & ANDY; the comedy web series HOW TO LIFE produced by Ryan Shelton, Hamish Blake and Andy Lee; and the ABC comedy series BACK IN VERY SMALL BUSINESS, alongside Wayne Hope and Kim Gyngell as well as THE WEEKLY with Charlie Pickering. Pia recently appeared in the First, second and third series of MUSTANGS FC, a girl-skewed teenage drama series for the ABC, produced by Matchbox Pictures; and also was seen in the comedy web-series THE DROP OFF.
Pia’s body of Film work includes lead roles in GARAGE DAYS directed by Alex Proyas; TRAVELLING LIGHT directed by Kathryn Millard; and THE TENDER HOOK directed by Jonathan Ogilvie, opposite Rose Byrne and Hugo Weaving. Pia also appeared in the Australian comedy GODDESS alongside Ronan Keating and Magda Szubanski.
In television, Pia’s roles have included the ABC’s GRASS ROOTS, Network Ten’s hit series THE SECRET LIFE OF US, SEA PATROL for the Nine Network, Peter Helliars’s ABC comedy series IT’S A DATE, the ABC drama series TIME OF OUR LIVES with Claudia Karvan and Justine Clarke, and the acclaimed Foxtel female driven prison drama WENTWORTH.
Pia was awarded Best Actress at the Australian Film Institute (AFI) Awards in 2000 for her role on LOOKING FOR ALIBRANDI.