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Claire Coleman — Author

Claire Coleman


Claire Coleman is a Noongar woman who writes fiction, essays and poetry while traveling around the continent now called Australia. Her novels include The Old Lie and Terra Nullius.

Sydney's Bondi Beach during the NSW bushfires (Image: AAP/Joel Carrett)

What will unite us when the beaches are gone?

Beaches might be the only thing capable of uniting Australia. If they were to disappear, it would rip into the heart of our identity.