Publisher's synopsis

An extraordinary illustrated history told from the Indigenous perspective and created through a series of workshops, extensive research and community consultation.

Maralinga – the Anangu Story is our story. We have told it for our children, our grandchildren and their children. We have told it for you.

In words and pictures Yalata and Oak Valley community members, with author Christobel Mattingley, describe what happened in the Maralinga Tjarutja lands of South Australia before the bombs and after.

Upcoming resource


  • Short-listed NSW Premier’s History Awards (The Young People’s History Prize) 2010 AU
  • Short-listed Australian Educational Publishing Awards, Primary Library Book Category 2010 AU
  • Runner-up CBCA Book of the Year, Eve Pownell Award for Information Books, 2010 2010 AU