Playwright Julie Janson has worked for many years in Aboriginal education, as a teacher and lecturer, and in community, fringe, and children’s theatre. Julie has written 10 plays including Black Mary produced by Belvoir St Theatre Company B with SOCOG, for the Olympic Festival of the Dreaming.
The Crocodile Hotel is an epic story of a young Aboriginal single mother’s awakening of identity and compassion in a remote Northern Territory community in 1976. The story strikes deep into Australia’s heart and may challenge the way you think about Australia’s history. The Crocodile Hotel is the first novel by this celebrated Aboriginal playwright.