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New Shoots: Plants, Poetry and Place

16th August 2017


Georgina Reid at The Planthunter interviewed Maria Takolander.

The Planthunter

Unlocking the best at Balund-a

9th August 2017


A week of poetry, language, culture and celebration has been held at Balund-a, a residential correctional program aimed at reducing reoffending rates in Northern NSW... Read more »

Koori Mail

NAIDOC Week Poetry Workshop

19th July 2017

Interview with 97.3 ABC Illawarra for the Red Room Poetry NAIDOC Poetry Workshop at Berkeley West Public School.

Featuring poems read by students and an interview with Kirli Saunders.

97.3 ABC Illawarra

Amro Zoabe | Syrian #refugee and Keira High School student

24th June 2017

97.3 ABC Illawarra

Refugee Week poetry project

24th June 2017

Illawarra refugee students Sarah Al Arnoos and Amro Zoabe, Red Room Poetry's Kirli Saunders and Illawarra Multicultural Services CEO Racquel Aldunate talk to ABC Illawarra's Justin Huntsdale.

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June 24, 2017  

Sara Al Anoos | Syrian #refugee and Keira High School Student

23rd June 2017

97.3 ABC Illawarra

Celebrated poet Ali Cobby Eckermann wins Red Room Poetry Fellowship

13th June 2017

Internationally acclaimed poet Ali Cobby Eckerman takes out Red Room Poetry Fellowship.

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SBS Living Black


8th June 2017

Ali Cobby-Eckermann is a celebrated poet who has just been awarded the inaugural Red Room Poetry Fellowship.
A proud Yankunytjatjara/Kokatha kunga woman, Ali hails from the Mid North town of Koolunga, and caught up with Anita on Flow FM for more.

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Ali Cobby Eckermann awarded Red Room Poetry Fellowship

2nd June 2017

Red Room Poetry has announced Koolunga poet, Ali Cobby Eckermann, as its inaugural RRP Fellowship winner. 
A proud Yankunytjatjara / Kokatha kunga poet, Ali said she was delighted to have been selected from such a formidable pool of Australian poets. Read more »

Northern Argus

Free arts education for local students

31st May 2017

Students at Shoalhaven High School and Kangaroo Valley Primary School participated in the Eucalyptus Eco-Poetry Project on March 24-28.

South Coast Register