In this final episode of Birds Eye View, follow Joan as she prepares for her last day in prison, and join Deanne as she heads back home to country.
Home is the tenth episode of BIRDS EYE VIEW, a magazine-style podcast that gives you a new perspective on women in prison. BIRDS EYE VIEW was co-created with women inside the Darwin Correctional Centre and is presented by StoryProjects.
Feature storytellers: Deanne & Joan
Poetry: Sylvia and Tara
Contributions: Sylvia, Noelene, Kaye, Aimee, Kelly-Anne, Bianca, Trisha, Kiara, Brooklyn, Taise, Rocket, Deanne, Jessica, Naomi, Serafina, Julie, Tegan, Joan, Philomena, Yasmin, Sofi, Kirsty-Louise, Jessee, Beccy, Gillian, Karen, Kym, Tara and Ashley.
Executive production: Johanna Bell
Production: Cinnamon Nippard, Leah Sanderson and Johanna Bell
Mixing: Hamish Robertson
Music coordination: Ben Andrews
Theme music: 'Worth It' by Caiti Baker
Featuring music by: Caiti Baker, Cassii Williams, Soorkia, Sietta and B2M (full music credits)
Online production: Jess Ong
Legal advice: Kathryn Wilson
Graphic and web design: Celia Neilson
“That’s the only place that has big mussels – my country. You find them in the mangroves, little round mussels with meat inside them. They taste a bit like oysters but with mud in them. Yeah, they’re yummy! And we get longbums, you know mangrove worms. Have you ever eaten mangrove worms?”
Please note that this podcast contains material that may be disturbing, especially for survivors of trauma. Aboriginal and Torres Strait people are advised that the story may contain the names and voices of people who have passed away.