An illuminated EORA poetic path in Darling Harbour celebrated NAIDOC Week’s theme ‘Because of Her We Can’.

Exhibiting the work of First Nations poets Jeanine Leane (Wiradjuri), Kirli Saunders (Gunai and Gundungurra Custodian), Joel Davison (Gadigal), Ali Cobby Eckermann (Yankunytjatjara and Kokatha), Lorna Munro (Wiradjuri and Gamilaroi) Poetic Moments presented poems alongside the visual work of artist David Cragg.

Audiences immersed themselves in the evocative words of some of Australia's finest poets on the NAIDOC theme of 'Because of Her We Can'.

Darling Square and Darling Quarter with Red Room Poetry acknowledge the invaluable contributions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.


#gadigalpoetry on Sydney Trains

To celebrate NAIDOC week 2018, Red Room Poetry published poetic excerpts from Gadigal poet Joel Davison as part of a Twitter competition on Sydney trains. Created with community consultation, this competition was about community interactivity, encouraging people to mindfully engage with Gadigal language, poetry and art.

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