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All student poems

The School

Centralian Senior College (CentralianSC) is the largest provider of senior secondary education in Alice Springs, offering a wide range of courses with a variety of dedicated, specialist teachers who strive for excellence when it comes to their subject fields. CentralianSC is proud to be the only goverment funded senior secondary college in Alice Springs.

The Project

As part of a special pilot program supported by the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation, award-winning poet Kelly-Lee Hickey presented six intensive poetry workshops at the Centralian Senior College in Term 4. Kelly-Lee guided students through a range of writing activities to spark imaginations and help students publish their poems on The Disappearing app. You can read about Kelly's experience at Centralian Senior College here.

To read poems from the workshop's first group of students, click here

Discover the second collection of poems here

To read the third collection of poems, click here 

You can find all poems from Centralian Senior College in The Disappearing app.

The Poet

Kelly-Lee Hickey

Kelly-lee Hickey is an award winning writer, performer and community cultural development artist living and working in the Northern Territory. She has worked extensively using collective narrative and story telling to connect communities in urban and remote areas in both Australia and Indonesia, with projects including A Stitch In Time and Vessels for Stories.