Online journals

Kulumun: Journal of The Wollotuka Institute

This journal is a premier Indigenous journal which publishes across an international field.


(For publications prior to 2013 please see individual staff research profiles)


Greg Blyton: The Colonial Observations of Surgeon John White Dictionary of Sydney @ 2016

Van Der Riet PJ, Pitt VL, Blyton GM. 2016 Nursing care of clients experiencing loss, grief and death. In Medical Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking in Client Care. Editors: Lemone P, Burke KM, Dwyer T, Levett Jones T, Moxham L, Reid Searl K, Berry K, Carville K. 90-106. Pearson Australia, Frenchs Forest, NSW 2011 (Chapter) Revised edition

Greg Blyton: Aboriginal Guides of the Hunter Region 1800-1850: A Case Study in Indigenous Labour History, History Australia February 2016 @

Gilbert SL, 'Challenges for Indigenous and non-Indigenous practitioners in the neoliberal context', Doing Critical Social Work Theory in Practice, Allen & Unwin, Sydney (2016)

Zeev YB, Bovill M, Bonevski B, Gruppetta M, Gould G, ‘Assessing and Validating an Educational Resource Package for the Management of Smoking Cessation in Indigenous Pregnant Women’, Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology (2016)

Bovill M, Gruppetta M, Clarke M, Bonevski B, Gould G, ''Wula’1: Voices of Aboriginal Women on Barriers to Seeking and Accepting Smoking Cessation Support During Pregnancy; Findings from a Qualitative Study in Hunter New England District, New South Wales’, Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology (2016)

Bovill M, Bar Zeev Y, Gruppetta M, O'Mara P, Gould G, 'Collective and Negotiated Design for a Clinical Trial Addressing Smoking Cessation Supports for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mothers in NSW, SA, and QLD – Developing a Pilot Study’, Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology (2016)

Maynard JM, Haskins VK, Living with the Locals - Early Europeans' Experience of Indigenous Life, National Library of Australia, Canberra, 241 (2016)

Maynard JM, 'A past Denied, a Past Inspired: An Aboriginal Perspective on History', Once Upon a Time - Australian Writers on Using the Past, Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne 140-151 (2016)

Maynard JM, 'Images of Protest and Activism', History Australia, 13 300-301 (2016)

Maynard JM, 'Off an Racing: Aboriginal Jockeys and Australian Horse Racing', Punters. com. au, (2016)

Tillman GK, 'Facilitating the Creation of Knowledge within an e-learning Framework to Develop Critical Thinking Skills', International Journal of Information and Education Technology, Volume 6 166-169 (2016)


Donovan MJ, 'Aboriginal student stories, the missing voice to guide us towards change', Australian Educational Researcher, 42 613-625 (2015)

Fletcher GL, 'Self. Propagating a strategy of encounter ', Cultural Studies Review, 21 220-231 (2015)

Gruppetta MM, 'Critical creativity: Collage as research', IAFOR North American Conference on the Arts and Humanities (2015)

Maynard JM, Callaghan: The University of Newcastle: Whose Traditional Land, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW (2015)

Maynard JM, 'Garvey in Oz: the International Black Influence on Australian Aboriginal Political Activism', Anywhere But Here: Black Intellectuals in the Atlantic World and Beyond, University Press of Mississipi, Jackson, MS 99-116 (2015)

Maynard JM, 'John J. Moloney - The Voice of the North', Radical Newcastle, New South, Sydney 94-105 (2015) [B1]

Maynard JM, ''Welfare' and 'Protection' Boards Removed Aboriginal Children. Now Their True Histories Will Be Revealed.', newmatilda, (2015)

Maynard JM, 'Stories Must Be Recorded', Koori Mail, 25-25 (2015)

Maynard JM, 'Capturing the Lived History of the Aborigines Protection Board While We Still Can', The Conversation, (2015)

Maynard JM, 'Review by Professor John Maynard - Adding Pimento ¿ Caribbean Migration to Victoria Australia (2015)

Maynard JM, 'Geoffrey Blainey takes fresh look at Australia's early history (2015)

Maynard JM, On a Mission - The Life and Times of Biraban and L.E. Threlkeld, Booragul (2015)

Maynard JM, The Aborigines Protection/Welfare Board Era 1883-1969, Booragul (2015)

Maynard JM, Fighting for Country, Lake Macquarie (2015)

Maynard JM, 'The Rise and Demise of the Freedom club', Disobedient Objects Exhibition (Blog): Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (2015)

Menzies, K. and Stoker, L. When “Culture Trumped Safety”, Developing a Protective Weave in Child Welfare Organisations: A Case Study. Children Australia, Vol. 40,pp 260-268. (2015)

Fredericks B, Clapham K, Bessarab D, Dudgeon P, Bainbridge R, Ball R, M Thompson, et al., 'Developing Pictorial Conceptual Metaphors as a means of understanding and changing the Australian Health System for Indigenous People', ALARj-Action Learning Action Research Journal, 21 77-107 (2015)

Holliday V, O’Mara P, Watts A. The Miroma Bunbilla Pre-entry to Medicine Program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education Network 2015, LIME Good Practice Case Studies Volume Three 2015, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne


Blyton, G. (2014) Capricious Waters, Northern Territory Historical Studies : A journal of History, Heritage and Archaeology Issue No 25/2014, Darwin

Donovan, M. (2014) SSTAR Postgraduate Research Presentation, School of Education, University of Newcastle "Are we listening to the most disempowered voices, working with Aboriginal students"

Donovan, M. (2014) World Educational Research Association, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom "Using an Indigenous voice and Indigenous standpoint, to give a more complete understanding of Indigenous research."

Gruppetta, M. (2014). Critical Creativity: Collage as Research. The IAFOR North American Conference on the Arts & Humanities September 18, 2014: "Individual, Community & Society: Conflict, Resolutions & Synergy". Providence, Rhode Island, USA. ISSN: 2189-1052

Gruppetta M., Fletcher G., (2014). 'The Floating CORE: Indigenous Community as Pedagogical Practice', International Conference of Engaged Scholarship: Engage & Innovate for Sustainability, Wagga Wagga, 21 Jul 2014 - 23 Jul 2014.Engagement Australia.

Fletcher, G., Gruppetta, M., Gilbert, S., Conlan, D., Kelly, R., Chambers, B., Griffith, J. (2014). 'Speaking from our CORE: Reviving Indigenous Community as Pedagogical Practice.', International Conference of Engaged Scholarship: Engage & Innovate for Sustainability, Wagga Wagga, 21 Jul 2014 - 23 Jul 2014.Engagement Australia.

Maynard, J. (2014) 'Land, Children and Politics: Native Americans and Australian Aborigines 1900-1930', Journal of Australian Studies, Taylor & Francis, London.

Maynard, J. (2014) Marching to a Different Beat: The influence of the International Black Diaspora on Aboriginal Australia, Indigenous Networks – Mobility, Connections and Exchange, Routledge, London.

Maynard, J. (2014) Garvey in Oz: The International Black Influence on Australian Aboriginal Political Activism, Anywhere But Here: Black Intellectuals, The Atlantic World, University Press of Mississippi, Jackson (USA)

Maynard, J. (2014) True Light and Shade – An Aboriginal Perspective of Joseph Lycett's Art, National Library of Australia, Canberra.

Maynard, J. (2014) 'Captain Cook Came Very Cheeky You Know - James Cook an Aboriginal Appraisal', East Coast Encounters - Re-Imagining 1770, One Day Hill Pty Ltd, Melbourne, 16-21.

Maynard, J. (2014) 'Remembering Aboriginal Heroes - Book Review', Australian Historical Studies, Volume 45, Issue 1, 162

Perry, L. (2014). Is racism Imbedded in Australian Sport, Sporting Traditions 31(2):39-50 28 Nov 2014

Radoll, P. (2014) 'Cyber-safety and Indigenous Youth', Indigenous Law Bulletin, University of New South Wales, 8 (12) Sydney.

Fredericks, B., Clapham, K., Bainbridge, R., Collard, C., Adams, M., Bessarab, D., Andersen, C., Duthie, D., Ball, R., Thompson (Longbottom), M. and Daniels, C. (2014). 'Ngulluck Katitj Wah Koorl Koorliny/ Us mob going along learning to research together': Drawing on action research to develop a literature review on Indigenous gendered health and wellbeing ALARj-Action Learning Action Research Journal, 20(2): 89-113.


Blyton, G. (2013) A Guide to Presenting Indigenous Content in the Modern Education Classroom in Social Science and Human History, Journal of  Modern Education, New York, volume 3,pp358-366

Blyton, G. (2013) Rum and corn pipes: the introduction of alcohol and tobacco into Aboriginal populations of the Hunter Region of central eastern New South Wales, Australia, in the first half of the 19th century, AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples, Volume 9, issue 4, pp296-308

Blyton G. (2013) Torrents of the Todd: a brief history of flooding in the Todd River and Alice Springs with a particular focus on the 1988 flood

Blyton G. (2013) Chapter 11 Sixteen-pound hammers, fettlers, shanties and railway tents: Demographic movement of Aboriginal people from rural to urban areas of central-eastern New South Wales in the assimilation era, 1940–69, p.171 Christine Hansen and Kathleen Butler (Editors) Exploring Urban Identities and Histories AIATSIS Research Publications 2013 @ Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Canberra

Gruppetta, M. & Mason, T. (2013). The universal appeal of Facebook ©: providing access to students from Australian Aboriginal communities. Chapter 13 In Patrut, B., Patrut, M. & Cmeciu, C. (eds) (2013). Social Media and the new academic environment: Academic challenges. IGI Global: Romania.

Gruppetta, M. (2013). "Revising metaphoric research imagery to reflect results". Fourth Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities. ACAH 2013. Ramada Osaka Hotel, April 4-7, 2013. Virtual conference attendance

Luke, A., Cazden, C., Coopes, R., Klenowski, V., Ladwig, J., Lester, J., Woods, A. (2013). A summative evaluation of the Stronger Smarter Learning Communities Project 2013 Report. Brisbane, QLD: Queensland University of Technology for the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR).

Maynard, J, Aborigines and the Sport of Kings, Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, 2013

Maynard, J, Contested Space – the Australian Aboriginal Sporting Arena, Chris Hallinan and Barry Judd (Eds) Indigenous people, Race Relations and Australian Sport, Routledge, London, pp 73-82, 2013

Maynard, J, The Legacy of Jack Johnson on Aboriginal Australia, In C. Hallinan & Judd, B (Eds) Native Games – Indigenous Peoples and Sport in the Post-Colonial World, Emerald Books, London, pp 147-160, 2013

Maynard, J, Bodies on the Line: The Social and Physical Capital of Race Riding, In R. Cassidy (Ed) The Cambridge Companion to Horseracing, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (UK) pp 83-93, 2013

Maynard, J, Tracking Back: parallels between the 1920s Aboriginal political movement and the 1972 Tent Embassy, In Foley, G; Schaap, A and Howell, E The Aboriginal Tent Embassy – Sovereignty, Black Power, Land Rights and the State, Routledge, London (UK), pp 84-97, 2013

Maynard, J, Awabakal Voices: The life and work of Percy Haslam, Aboriginal History, Volume 37, 2013

Maynard, J, Fred Maynard and Marcus Garvey – Storming the Urban Space, In C. Hansen & K. Butler (eds) Exploring Urban Identities and History, AIATSIS Research Publications, Canberra, 2013

Menzies, K. And Gilbert, S. (2013) Engaging Communities in Indigenous and non-Indigenous Voices Transforming Australian Social Work. Eds. Bindi Bennett, Sue Green, Stephanie Gilbert and Dawn Bessarab. Macmillan Publishers.

Burns, A., Burns, K., Menzies, K. and Grace, R. (2013) (4th edition) 'Strong State Intervention: The Stolen Generations', in Children, Families and Communities; Contexts and Consequences. Eds. Bowes, Jennifer, Rebekah Grace and Kerry Hodge. Oxford University Press

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