Author Biography

Dr June Perkins is a Brisbane-based poet, blogger and children’s author, of Indigenous Papua New Guinean and Australian background, raised in Tasmania by Baha’i parents. 

Her creative works and projects seek to empower multicultural community especially young people of diverse backgrounds  (often under represented or misrepresented in the arts and media).


She maintains an interest and dedication to promoting and enabling unity in diversity in the Australian literary landscape and community.


'Everybody has a voice, and the right to be heard.  But in developing that voice, how do we find our belonging, our unique style, and collectives that nurture us, and what can we express that empowers others and ourselves to achieve our fullest potential.' (June Perkins)

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June Perkins

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