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Aunty Barbara Nicholson is a senior Wadi Wadi woman from the Illawarra and project leader of the Black Wallaby Writers. A poet, activist, lecturer in Aboriginal Studies at University of NSW and University of Woolongong, she has taught course work to inmate students at Goulburn Gaol and Junee Correctional Centre. She is part of both the Human Research Ethics Committee at UOW and the Ethics Committee for the Australian Institute Of Criminology in Canberra. She has published academic writing and is the chief editor of the Dreaming Inside anthology.