• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE6130

Janson, Julie

  • Occupation Novelist, Playwright, Poet, Visual artist


Julie Janson is a playwright and novelist of Aboriginal descent, belonging to the Burruberongal clan of the Darug Nation of the Hawkesbury River, NSW.

Julie has had plays produced professionally in Australia, Indonesia and the United States of America. Her debut novel, The Crocodile Hotel was published in 2015.

Julie is also a senior researcher on the website A history of Aboriginal Sydney which was first published by the University of Sydney in 2014.

Archival resources

  • National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
    • Papers of Julie Janson, 1990-1996 [manuscript]

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  • Related Concepts
    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women