Aaron Pedersen as DETECTIVE JAY SWAN

Aaron Pedersen inhabits outback Detective Jay Swan with an incredibly strong presence and performance in Goldstone. Aaron Pedersen has been a leading actor in Australian film, television and theatre for almost two decades.

Aaron’s television credits include Jack Irish, The Code, City Homicide, East West 101, The Secret Life of Us, Water Rats, MDA, Grass Roots, BlackJack: Dead Memory and, significantly, The Circuit, where he was able to champion the changing representation of Indigenous people in Australia.

Aaron has appeared in the feature films Mystery Road for which he won the Australian Film Critics Award for Best Actor, Spear, Fear of Darkness, The Darkside, Australia, Bad Karma, Darklovestory J for which he won a Melbourne Underground Film Festival Award for Best Actor, Queen of Hearts, Saturday Night and Dead Heart.

He has also made his own short documentary, My Brother Vinnie, for which he received the Best Short Documentary award at the Melbourne International Film Festival.