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Bruce Pascoe at the Geelong Library: 13 May 2024

Bruce Pascoe
The new book by best-selling author Bruce Pascoe, Black Duck, is a deeply personal story about the consequences and responsibility of disrupting Australia’s history.
When Dark Emu was adopted by Australia like a new anthem, Bruce found himself at the centre of a national debate that often focussed on the wrong part of the story. But through all the noise came Black Duck Foods, a blueprint for traditional food growing and land management processes based on very old practices. Bruce Pascoe and Lyn Harwood invite us to imagine a different future for Australia, one where we can honour our relationship with nature and improve agriculture and forestry. Where we can develop a uniquely Australian cuisine that will reduce carbon emissions, preserve scarce water resources and rebuild our soil.
Bruce and Lyn show us that you don’t just work Country, you look, listen and care. It’s not Black Duck magic, it’s the result of simply treating Australia like herself.From the aftermath of devastating bushfires and the impact of an elder’s death to rebuilding a marriage and counting the personal cost of starting a movement, Black Duck is a remarkable glimpse into a year of finding strength in Country at Yumburra.
Join Bruce and Lyn for an in conversation event with ABC broadcaster and host of The Storymakers Institute podcast Joel Carnegie. Book sales and signings will be available on the night. This event is presented in partnership with the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre.
Event details: Wednesday 13 May, 6:30pm, Geelong Library & Heritage Centre, 51 Little Malop Street Geelong.
Tickets: $10 Library members | $20 Non-members. Reserve your seat here.
Black Duck


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