Jane Rosengrave is a proud Yorta Yorta woman and disability advocate. Jane lives with an intellectual disability and is widely respected for her fearless advocacy regarding violence against people with disability. Jane lived in institutions from six months old, in conditions she describes as “like a jail”. From the age of six until she turned 21, she experienced sexual abuse and emotional torment by more than one perpetrator. She went on to live in an abusive relationship for 16 years. She now has a home of her own and is “free as a bird”
Monday June 20 – Wednesday 22
If you’re a writer who’s never made digital work, or a digital artist who hasn’t made something literary before, get inspired at our Digital Writing Jam.
Saturday 18 June
11am -12pm AEST
In her keynote address, celebrated Wiradjuri writer, poet and academic Jeanine Leane will consider the role First Nations poetry plays in engaging with the politics of resistance, and how our poetry can convey and communicate First Nations histories, experiences, and aspirations in a way that national history cannot.