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Poem by Rodney Williams Right Now

Razor Wire Childhood

The poem ‘Razor Wire Childhood’ by Rodney Williams was inspired by a series of drawings by children held on Christmas Island. Although that facility has now closed, the issue of children held in detention in Australian government facilities is still relevant today.

Cocos Island, by Reneé Pettitt-Schipp.

What Water Brings

West Australian award-winning writer and educator Reneé Pettitt-Schipp writes about her experience teaching English and Art to asylum seeker and islander students on Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands from 2011 to 2014.