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Extinction Elegies

Saving endangered species through poetry

In these days of haze and distress, your poems can help protect and preserve Australia's at-risk species. Write a poem about a threatened species and we'll donate $1 to help the conservation of vulnerable animals and plants. 

Extinction Elegies is a series of poetic commissions, performances, publications and recordings that deepen empathy with endangered and extinct species.

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Poetry Object

Discover the winners of Poetry Object 2019!

After months spent poring over poems about precious objects, the winners of Poetry Object 2019 were announced during a live-stream video event on Thursday 28 November in partnership with the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences.

Our warmest congratulations to Taiyeon, Lucia, Peter and all other prizewinning poets! 

Discover the poems

The Year of Indigenous Languages

Celebrating Poetry in First Languages

With the International Year of Indigenous Languages coming to a close, we're grateful for all of our poets, Elders, Language Custodians and partners who have helped  Poetry in First Languages strengthen cultural connections and voices across the country.

Help us keep First Nations languages alive. Donate to PIFL via our support us page.

Read the 2019 report