Sleep stories from First Nations storytellers

We sleep and dream on First Nations lands. We acknowledge all First Peoples and celebrate their enduring connections to Country and stories. We thank Elders and Ancestors who watch over us and guide our communities.

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Ghenoa Gela

Multi-arts navigator, storyteller

Ghenoa is an award-winning, multi-dimensional storyteller and proud Torres Strait Islander woman. Ghenoa’s culture and family stories inspire her to share, whether it’s directing, writing, making, performing or teaching.

Star Dust and Tagai

'How lovely are the stars scattered across the never-ending navy-blue blanket?​'

Artwork by Carmen Glynn-Braun​

Dr Romaine Moreton​

Filmmaker, academic, artist​

Dr Romaine Moreton is Goenpul Yagerabul Minjungbul Bundjalung from Tjerangeri (Stradbroke Island). She is the Director of First Nations & Outreach at AFTRS and an internationally recognised writer of poetry, prose, and film. While a Research Fellow Filmmaker in Residence at Monash, she completed the powerful transmedia work One Billion Beats, that examined the historical representation of Aboriginal people in Australian cinema.

Moon Holds Water

'Listening to the crashing ocean waves is like listening to infinity.​'

Artwork by Carmen Glynn-Braun​

Jazz Money

Poet, filmmaker, artist​

Jazz is a freshwater Wiradjuri woman currently based on Gadigal land. She creates poems, films, art and Indigenous digital spaces. Her first book ‘how to make a basket' won the David Unaipon Award and is available now.​

Bilabang

'Go gentle and flow out with the river to meet that ever-expanding sky.'

Artwork by Carmen Glynn-Braun​

Dakota Feirer

Writer, Educator, Thinker

Dakota is a Bundjalung man based on Dharawal and Yuin lands. His work consists of poems, stories and reflections that engage with Country, culture, spirit and healing. He believes in healing Country through art and storytelling.​

Living Echoes

'Tonight, moonlight shimmers across a sandstone ceiling, dancing across cave walls.'

Artwork by Carmen Glynn-Braun​

Aurora Liddle-Christie

Writer, actor, poet, singer, songwriter

Aurora is an Arrernte and Jamaican multidisciplinary artist. Her practice draws on the experiences of People of Colour and First Nations people at the intersecting themes of decolonisation, walking between worlds, healing and reconnection to Country. ​

Journey to the Centre

'A breeze blows through the red rock hills, rustling the eucalyptus leaves, dancing with the birds.'

Artwork by Carmen Glynn-Braun​

Journey to the Centre

'A breeze blows through the red rock hills, rustling the eucalyptus leaves, dancing with the birds.'

Aurora Liddle-Christie

Writer, actor, poet, singer, songwriter

Aurora is an Arrernte and Jamaican multidisciplinary artist. Her practice draws on the experiences of People of Colour and First Nations people at the intersecting themes of decolonisation, walking between worlds, healing and reconnection to Country. ​

Living Echoes

'Tonight, moonlight shimmers across a sandstone ceiling, dancing across cave walls.'

Dakota Feirer

Writer, Educator, Thinker

Dakota is a Bundjalung man based on Dharawal and Yuin lands. His work consists of poems, stories and reflections that engage with Country, culture, spirit and healing. He believes in healing Country through art and storytelling.​

Star Dust and Tagai

'How lovely are the stars scattered across the never-ending navy-blue blanket?​'

Ghenoa Gela

Multi-arts navigator, storyteller

Ghenoa is an award-winning, multi-dimensional storyteller and proud Torres Strait Islander woman. Ghenoa’s culture and family stories inspire her to share, whether it’s directing, writing, making, performing or teaching.

Bilabang

'Go gentle and flow out with the river to meet that ever-expanding sky.'

Jazz Money

Poet, filmmaker, artist​

Jazz is a freshwater Wiradjuri woman currently based on Gadigal land. She creates poems, films, art and Indigenous digital spaces. Her first book ‘how to make a basket' won the David Unaipon Award and is available now.​

Moon Holds Water

'Listening to the crashing ocean waves is like listening to infinity.​'

Dr Romaine Moreton​

Filmmaker, academic, artist​

Dr Romaine Moreton is Goenpul Yagerabul Minjungbul Bundjalung from Tjerangeri (Stradbroke Island). She is the Director of First Nations & Outreach at AFTRS and an internationally recognised writer of poetry, prose, and film. While a Research Fellow Filmmaker in Residence at Monash, she completed the powerful transmedia work One Billion Beats, that examined the historical representation of Aboriginal people in Australian cinema.