Recent Publications

  • When Jasmine and her mother, Della, take the overseas trip of a lifetime, they discover that the past is never quite behind them. When Indigenous lawyer Jasmine decides to take her mother, Della, on a tour of England’s most revered literary sites, Jasmine hopes it will bring them closer together and help…

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  • A vital Indigenous perspective on colonial storytelling. Aboriginal lawyer, writer and filmmaker Larissa Behrendt has long been fascinated by the story of Eliza Fraser, who was purportedly captured by the Butchulla people after she was shipwrecked on their island off the Queensland coast in 1836. In this deeply personal book, Behrendt uses…

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  • About Me

    Larissa Behrendt is the Distinguished Professor at the University of Technology Sydney and at the Director of Research and Academic Programs Jumbunna Institute of Indigenous Education and Research. She is the host of Speaking Out on ABC Radio She has published numerous textbooks on Indigenous legal issues. She is a member of…

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  • Upcoming Events

    I am excited with the release of After Story, published by UQP! It was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Fiction. 

    I have also just published an updated edition of Indigenous Australia for Dummies. Indigenous Australia for Kids for Dummies is also available. 

    You can hear me each week on Speaking Out on ABC Radio – and it’s on podcast too!

    My latest film Araatika! Rise Up is now available for viewing on SBS on demand. You can still see Maralinga Tjarutja on ABC iView. 

    You can also organise a screening of my film After the Apology on the important issue of the increased rates of Indigenous child removal.

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