How the Birds Got Their Colours

As part of NAIDOC week, I decided to publish a story about my experience growing up in Australia as a person of European descent. Ultimately it’s a story of hope but through it I’ve tried to examine how some of the deepest fissures in our society have influenced my life.

I am of the belief that the only way to heal the immense wounds of Australia’s turbulent past is through story in all its forms, drawn from both the richness of The Dreaming and from our own individual tales as Australians. We’re a diverse group, after all.

You can read it here.