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  • Took the Children Away

    Based on Archie Roach’s iconic song lyrics, this picture book contains illustrations, remembrances and photographs that tell the story of Australia’s Stolen Generations.


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  • The Yield

    Winner of the 2020 Miles Franklin Literary Award, this novel shines a light on the dispossession of people and culture, and the reclamation of language, storytelling and identity.


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  • Carpentaria

    This novel portrays life in the precariously-settled coastal town of Desperance, centring on the Phantom family’s battles with the renegade Eastend mob and the white officials of Uptown and the neighbouring Gurfurrit mine.


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Featured Author

  • Archie Roach

    Archie Roach AM, a Gunditjmara and Bundjalung man, was born in Victoria in 1956. Taken at the age of two from parents he never saw again, he was placed into foster care. He started writing songs after meeting his soulmate Ruby Hunter when they were both homeless teenagers. His heartbreaking signature song, ‘Took the Children […]

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  • Ruby Hunter

    Ruby Hunter (1955–2010) was a proud Ngarrindjeri, Kukatha, Pitjantjatjara woman from South Australia. She forged a remarkable music career, releasing three highly acclaimed albums, while raising a family with her lifelong partner and soulmate, Archie Roach. Through her songwriting Ruby tirelessly championed the rights of Aboriginal women and children out of a deep desire for […]

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  • Tara June Winch

    Tara June Winch is an Australian (Wiradjuri) writer based in France. She was named as one of The Sydney Morning Herald‘s Best Young Australian Novelists for her first novel, Swallow the Air. She has gone on to win numerous Australian literary awards, and in 2009 she received the prestigious Rolex Mentor and Protégé Award. Photo […]

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