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Tracks of the Missing Teaching Notes

Tracks of the Missing Teaching Notes

Are you looking for Tracks of the Missing Teaching Notes? You’ve found yourself in the right place! Tracks of the Missing is a great choice for study in Grades 9-10 classrooms (as well as advanced Grade 7-8 classes or low... More

Why ‘Tracks of the Missing’ is perfect for your high school English classroom

Why ‘Tracks of the Missing’ is perfect for your high school English classroom

Why ‘Tracks of the Missing’ is perfect for your high school English classroom ‘Tracks of the Missing’ (Magabala 2022) is an excellent novel study choice for teachers of secondary English Grades 9-10. ‘Tracks of the Missing’ is a YA suspense... More

Tracks of the Missing Teaching Resources

Tracks of the Missing Teaching Resources

Tracks of the Missing (Magabala 2022) was shortlisted for the Daisy Utemorrah Award in 2019. A YA suspense thriller Australian novel by Australian authors with diverse characters. There are two options where you can invest in our teaching resources: Author... More

Football Pathways for remote First Nations Players

Football Pathways for remote First Nations Players

We have some really deadly sports talent in remote communities. National sports organisations have started to recognised the raw, untapped talent with some starting programs to support our mob into their teams. But those programs are few and far between.... More

Yarning about the Blak&Write Fellowship

Yarning about the Blak&Write Fellowship

It was really deadly winning one of the Blak&Write Fellowships for 2020 with my picture book series, Backyard Sports. The idea for the books came to me on a long drive between Halls Creek and Broome. I was thinking about... More

Tracks of the Missing- On Track for 2021

Tracks of the Missing- On Track for 2021

Our next novel, Tracks of the Missing (Magabala 2021) is due to launch end of 2021 and we are excited! Due to the corona virus pandemic last year we were unsure if our publishing date would be affected. But we... More

The need for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island employees in sports industries

The need for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island employees in sports industries

It’s no secret that I aspire to be the first Aboriginal man from a remote community to coach elite Australian Rules Football. But when I was living out in community, I had no idea of pathways and limited access to... More

ESLD awareness for coaches of remote First Nations players

ESLD awareness for coaches of remote First Nations players

Most First Nations mob in remote communities speak more than one language but few have Standard Australian English as their first. Many Aboriginal people will grow up speaking language, Kriole or Aboriginal English at home and often only learn English... More

Deadly Reads- Yinti Desert Child

Deadly Reads- Yinti Desert Child

Title: Yinti Desert Child (Magabala 2019) -part of the Yinti series- Yinti Desert Dog and Yinti Desert Cowboy Audience: YA 12+ including struggling readers and Aboriginal audiences. There is a content warning for this book though- death of a child,... More

AFL Yarns: Setting Indigenous players up for success

AFL Yarns: Setting Indigenous players up for success

I’ve played footy since I can remember. Red dirt ovals, bare feet, raw footy, mates, laughs, fun. I’ve coached junior footy since I started with the Clontarf Academy- the Halls Creek Colts. Next I coached my home team, the Halls... More