Venie Prize Year: 2022
the manna ash is weeping sugar a tart nest, almost honey. from a balcony in the city its flowers appear only just thicker than dust. from up here it is always looking ready for take-off. trunk bitten with holes like mouths for singing, like a good choir on a clear
Long through time we have known you Our hearts beating fast against yours For you the slow pulsing beat Of land and mountain and stone goes on Slow but sure, you are anchored upon this land And so we have chosen you The marks of red earth and human hand
The pandani graze where they’ve scattered, mid-step in buttongrass, necks wrapped against the cold. Torsos a brief illusion. We sit listening to their chatter. Centuries-old migrations woven through the slow-tumbled stone – they are not, they tell us, the only ones on the move. Ridgelines jagged with sea shells, molten
Permaculture is an approach that has proven itself on land as a way to blend farming with healthy ecosystems. What if it could do the same on water?
Are you an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander? You are warmly invited to apply for a scholarship for one of the upcoming Online PDCs – the course that runs from 8 February to 27 June 2024 or the course that runs from 16 July to 26 November 2024. Gadigal Elder Uncle Charles Davison and