Honouring: Henry Handel Richardson

In its annual Honouring Australian Writers series, the NSW Writers’ Centre pays tribute to writers who have made an important contribution to our literary culture.

Reading Australia at Byron Bay Writers’ Festival

Why is it important to study Australian stories in schools and universities? Discussed at a panel at Byron Bay Writers’ Festival hosted by Copyright Agency’s Zoe Rodriguez and featuring publisher Geordie Williamson, author Tara June Winch and academic Moya Costello.

Rosie Kerin on teaching Australian books

Rosie Kerin speaking at the 2016 AATE/ALEA National English Teachers’ Conference.

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Reading Australia with Wendy Bean and Phil Page

Introduction

 

For Primary teachers: presented by Wendy Bean

 

For Secondary English teachers: presented by Phil Page

 

Reading Australia Launch with David Malouf

Short edit video

 

Full length video

 

ABC Splash Interviews

Robert Adamson

Video: Robert Adamson on ABC Splash

Interview with author Robert Adamson discussing The Golden Bird on ABC Splash.

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Bronwyn Bancroft

Video: Bronwyn Bancroft on ABC Splash

Interview with illustrator Bronwyn Bancroft discussing Stradbroke Dreamtime and Big Rain Coming on ABC Splash.

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Gary Crew

Video: Gary Crew on ABC Splash

Interview with author Gary Crew discussing Strange Objects on ABC Splash.

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Michael Gow

Video: Michael Gow on ABC Splash

Interview with playwright Michael Gow discussing Away on ABC Splash.

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Leigh Hobbs

Video: Leigh Hobbs on ABC Splash

Interview with author and illustrator Leigh Hobbs discussing The Big Book of Old Tom on ABC Splash.

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Thomas Keneally

Video: Thomas Keneally on ABC Splash

Interview with author Thomas Keneally discussing The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith and Australians: Origins to Eureka on ABC Splash.

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David Malouf

Video: David Malouf on ABC Splash

Interview with author David Malouf discussing An Imaginary Life and The Complete Stories on ABC Splash.

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Hannie Rayson

Video: Hannie Rayson on ABC Splash

Interview with Hannie Rayson discussing Hotel Sorrento on ABC Splash.

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Nadia Wheatley

Video: Nadia Wheatley on ABC Splash

Interview with Nadia Wheatley discussing Five Times Dizzy on ABC Splash.

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David Williamson

Video: David Williamson on ABC Splash

Interview with David Williamson discussing The Removalists on ABC Splash.

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Reading Australia Walkthrough