Found poetry


You can read the final report of the Referendum Council here.  The Referendum Council was appointed to advise…on progress and next steps towards a successful referendum to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Australian Constitution.  The Prime Minister’s statement here. Written (!) for dverse – the poet’s pub where Victoria is hosting and asked us to write a ‘found poem’

12 thoughts on “Found poetry

    1. Unfortunately, this was a ‘no’ to a body which the Government had established – which had consulted widely – at great expense – and which had fairly reported on the aspirations of Australia’s first people.


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