Jaquim Duggan is an Indigenous writer currently studying at Deakin University in hopes to establish a career as an engaging English teacher.
Monica Karo is a Melbourne based actor and performing artist. She is a proud Gunai and Gunditjmara descendant and believes her cultural roots play a big role in her artistic expression. In 2014, Monica wrote and performed her own theatre show, titledWoman, for the Platform @ La Mama Winter Season – a show that focused on … Continue reading Monica Karo
The Koorie boys at Mooroopna Secondary College
Myles Russell-Cook is a PhD candidate and lecturer in Design Anthropology and Indigenous Studies at Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia. Myles also works as Community Liaison & Cultural Advisor for Kids’ Own Publishing as an artist manager. Myles runs artist led studios with CALD artists producing books by communities for communities that strengthen culture, language and literacy. … Continue reading Myles Russell-Cook
Uncle Larry Walsh
Uncle Larry Walsh is a local Aboriginal cultural leader and storyteller. He particularly loves working with the younger generation as he sees them as the torchbearers of the future. Inspired by his local Aboriginal community, plus his own Kulin ancestral blood connections to his country, Uncle is one of the only senior Elders in Melbourne … Continue reading Uncle Larry Walsh
Rachel Bin Salleh
Rachel Bin Salleh is descended from the Nimunburr and Yawuru people of the Dampier Peninsula in the far north Kimberley of Western Australia. She grew up in the pearling town of Broome and took up an editorial internship at Magabala Books in 1993. These were formative years for Rachel as she faced the challenges of publishing … Continue reading Rachel Bin Salleh
Elijah Louttit is a Pitta Pitta, Maiawali and Karuwali man raised in Brisbane, QLD. He has completed a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Melbourne. In 2015, he started studying a Master of Screenwriting at the Victorian College of Arts and is currently working on a pilot episode for a television miniseries and a feature … Continue reading Elijah Louttit
Greg Fryer is an actor, known for The Sapphires, Billy and The Circuit.
Aunty Di Kerr
Aunty Di is a Wurundjeri Woman. She is a Member (and former Director) of the Dandenong Aboriginal Co-Operative and Former Director of Narragol Housing (Koorie Housing Loans). She has also worked as a field officer in native title.
Aunty Kerry Reed-Gilbert
Aunty Kerry Reed-Gilbert is a Wiradjuri woman from central New South Wales. Her writing draws on the experience and knowledge associated with being a member of a Koori extended family. In 2012, She was elected as the Chairperson for The First Nations Australia Writers Network – an organisation that promotes development, promotion and sustainability of Aboriginal … Continue reading Aunty Kerry Reed-Gilbert