Regenerative Songlines Australia

Celebrating our Songlines – Online event 26 Oct 2021

Join us for Regen Songlines Australia’s second online event, which will share stories about songlines in different parts of Australia.

Please note this event will NOT be recorded – it will be a very special evening of stories and discussions, to be enjoyed as a live event. All ticket sales go directly to supporting Regen Songlines Australia and our Indigenous speakers.


  • 6.00 – Welcome and program for the evening – Tyson Yunkaporta
  • 6.15 – The Relationist Ethos and Autonomous Regard – Mary Graham
  • 6.35 – Capturing the songlines of Darug country – Jacinta Tobin
  • 6.55 – Kimberley Songline Story and video – Anne Poelina
  • 7.15 – Q&A with participants
  • 7.30 – Close


Mary Graham

Mary grew up in South-East Queensland, and is a Kombu-merri person through her father’s heritage and a Wakka Wakka clan through her mother’s heritage. With a career spanning more than 30 years, Mary has worked across several government agencies, community organisations and universities. Mary has been a dedicated lecturer with the University of Queensland, teaching Aboriginal history, politics and comparative philosophy. Mary has written and published many prominent works, including – publications in the Aboriginal Encyclopaedia, training modules for Cross Cultural Awareness and a host of academic papers. 

Anne Poelina

Dr Anne Poelina is a Nyikina Warrwa (Indigenous Australian) woman in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Poelina is an active Indigenous community leader, human and earth rights advocate, filmmaker and a respected academic researcher, with a Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Master of Education, Master of Arts (Indigenous Social Policy) submitted for examination PhD Health Science [Martuwarra First Law Multi-Species Justice – Declaration of Interdependence: Wellbeing of Land, Living Waters, and Indigenous Australian People].

Tyson Yunkaporta

Tyson is an Indigenous scholar who belongs to the Apalech Clan from Far North Queensland, with kin and cultural connections across the continent that inform his work as a wood carver, writer and thinker. He is the founder of the IK Systems Lab at Deakin University and author of the book Sand Talk. His work involves applying an Indigenous lens to complexity science.

Jacinta Tobin

Jacinta Tobin is from the Blue Mountains and a descendant of the Darug Nation. She is currently undertaking a PhD on the regeneration of the song lines in the Blue Mountains and has been working on language and culture regeneration for over 20 years on Country.