Articles by: Maurits Zwankhuizen

Author Biography:

Maurits Zwankhuizen is a freelance writer who lives in Canberra. He recently published Made In Australia, a work on Australian species introduced overseas, and Vegetarian Carnivores, a quirky look at the illusory nature of man-made categories.

Myall Creek: A Need for Deeper Reconciliation

When one stands at this memorial, one should be able to look beyond the sacred space, beyond the granite boulder, to land that honours the original inhabitants, land that welcomes all, land teeming with native wildlife instead of introduced cattle and sheep. Isn’t that the ultimate memorial, the ultimate act of reconciliation?