Recent Publications

  • 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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  • Candice is a young woman setting out on her first visit to the traditional land of her Aboriginal grandmother. When she arrives at the ‘place where the two rivers meet’, the twentieth century falls away and the story of Candice’s family comes to life. Here in 1918, her grandmother Garibooli was taken…

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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

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

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

    I am currently taking some time to work on my next novel. I look forward to bringing it to you in 2020!

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