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Griffith Review: Crimes and Punishments


Matthew Condon + Fiona Foley + Ross Homel

Cinema B, GoMA

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Matthew Condon

Matthew Condon

Matthew Condon is a prize-winning Australian novelist and journalist. He bega...

Fiona Foley

Fiona Foley

Dr Fiona Foley is a founding member of Boomalli Aboriginal Artist Co-operative. Over the past thirty-five years, she has exhibited regularly in Australia and internationally. Her recent solo exhibitions were held at Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane in 2017, the Ballarat International Foto Biennale in 2019 and National Art School, Sydney 2020.  

In 2020, Foley was awarded the inaugural Monica Clare Research Fellowship from the State Library of Queensland and appointed Lecturer at the Queensland College of Arts, Griffith University, where she had completed her PhD in 2017. Foley’s thesis examined Queensland's legislation, The Aboriginals Protection and Restriction of the Sale of Opium Act 1897. Her new work on this subject was received with significant interest, and in 2020, Foley published Biting the Clouds, based on her research into the Act.  

In 2014 she was the recipient of an Australia Council Visual Arts Award. She is a regular keynote speaker at conferences and symposia all over the world. In 2014 she convened Courting Blakness: Recalibrating Knowledge in the Sandstone University at the University of Queensland, where she was an Adjunct Professor (2011-2017). 

Ross Homel

Ross Homel

Ross Homel is Foundation Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith. He is passionate about the prevention of crime, violence and injuries, and has published approximately 200 books, articles, and high impact government reports. He has won many awards for his research on the prevention of crime and the promotion of positive development and wellbeing for children and young people in socially disadvantaged communities through family support and family-school partnerships.

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Ashley Hay

Ashley Hay

Ashley Hay is a novelist and essayist whose awards include the Foundation of Australian Literary Studies’ Colin Roderick Award, the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Peoples’ Choice, and the Bragg/UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing. Her novels include The Body in the Clouds (2010) and A Hundred Small Lessons (2017). She is the editor of Griffith Review.


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