Bill ‘Swampy’ Marsh is an award-winning writer and performer of stories, songs and plays, best known for his collections of Outback stories and his passionate portrayals of Australian country life. He spent most of his youth in rural south-western NSW and now lives in Adelaide. Swampy is one of ABC Books’ bestselling authors of Australian stories.
Jacqui Katona, a Djok woman, from the Kakadu area of the Northern Territory is an Aboriginal advocate. She has worked for the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, the Stolen Generations Northern Territory and assisted her family to prevent uranium mining at Jabiluka, adjacent to Kakadu National Park. With Yvonne Margarula, of the Mirrar, she shares the Goldman Environmental Prize for Island Nations 1999. She is currently completing her graduate law degree at the University of Melbourne.