Blak & Bright First Nations Literary Festival: Education Day (PANEL TALK) [Melbourne]
Blak & Bright First Nations Literary Festival: Education Day (PANEL TALK) [Melbourne]

Event Information


Thursday March 16, 2023
10:00 AM


State Library of Victoria
328 Swanston Street
Melbourne, 3000

Auslan Interpreter/s

Leah Collins & Wendy Bailey

Language/ Cultural Consultant


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Explore the rich history of First Nations storytelling through this free education event at State Library Victoria.

Blak & Bright First Nations Literary Festival is partnering with the Library to deliver a special education day for secondary students in years 9-12.

Featuring award-winning authors and playwrights, including Kirli Saunders, Lisa Fuller, Jared Thomas and Jane Harrison. Students will participate in panel discussions, author workshops, and a special performance of 6 Blak Plays in 60 Minutes featuring play excerpts written and performed by First Nations artists.

This event will take place onsite at the Library. The introduction and panel discussion will be livestreamed from 10-11am for schools who wish to participate remotely. Please register for an online ticket to receive a link to this livestream.

6 Blak Plays in 60 Minutes featured works

  • Jacky by Declan Furber Gillick
  • Sunshine Supergirl by Andrea James
  • Rainbow’s End by Jane Harrison
  • Magpie by Glenn Shea
  • Tiddas by Anita Heiss
  • The Visitors by Jane Harrison

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