* 01.01.1958, Barambah, أستراليا يعيش في: , أستراليا
Lionel G. Fogarty is a Yugambeh man, and was born on Wakka Wakka land in South Western Queensland near Murgon on a ‘punishment reserve’ outside Cherbourg. Throughout the 1970s, he worked as an activist for Aboriginal Land Rights and protesting Aboriginal deaths in custody. In 1993, his younger brother, Daniel Yock, died while in police custody. He has published numerous collections of poetry, including most recently the award-winning Connection Requital and Mogwie-Idan: Stories of the land.