10th July 2017

NAIDOC Week 2017 Celebrations with Red Room Poetry

By Kristy Wan

NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. Its origins can be traced to the emergence of Aboriginal groups in the 1920′s which sought to increase awareness ...

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6th July 2017

Poems are objects made of words: Poetry Object Judge Mark Tredinnick on what he wants to see in this year's competition

By Mark Tredinnick

Image: Poetry Object 2017 Judge Mark Tredinnick at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney (Christopher Phillips) 


Objects have a poetry in them—and poems are objects made of words.


There is ...

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3rd July 2017

Teaching Performance Poetry - Reflection & Reading List

By Scott-Patrick Mitchell


Ah the joys of teaching a classroom of kids! At the best of times it’s like flying a plane. I mean, you have to keep an eye on your ...

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