We acknowledge all First Peoples of this land and celebrate their enduring connections to Country, knowledge and stories. We pay our respects to Elders and Ancestors who watch over us and guide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

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Gemma Pol

Knowledge Manager

Wiradjuri, Ngemba and Paakantji

Gemma Pol is a Wiradjuri, Ngemba and Paakantji woman and storyteller based on the lands of the Yugambeh-speaking people. She sees storytelling as a tool for strengthening First Nations cultures, translating and transferring knowledge, and advocating for First Nations sovereignty and self-determination. 

Gemma has written for Patagonia Australia, Peppermint Magazine, Kindling & Sage, and more. Her writing is compelled by her obligations to Country and community. She has also worked as a support worker for people with specific learning disabilities, an Aboriginal Education Worker in a high school, and as a tutor at Griffith University.

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