Tony Birch is the author of five works of fiction; Shadowboxing (2006), Father’s Day (2009), Blood (2011), The Promise (2014), and Ghost River (2015). In 2016 he is publishing his first poetry collection, Broken Teeth. He is currently the Dr Bruce MacGuinness Research Fellow in the Moondani Balluk Unit at Victoria University. His research interest is concerned with Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Change. His most recent essay on the research is ‘Climate Change, Mining and Traditional Indigenous Knowledge in Australia’, (Social Inclusion (ISSN: 2183-2803) 2016, Volume 4, Issue 1).