Laura is a writer and publisher based in Central Victoria. She is passionate about stories and is living her dream with the establishment of Book Ink Publishing, which aims to publish books about things we love and provide opportunities for writers and artists outside the mainstream. She has worked in writing and communications in a variety of industries, and has completed studies in Journalism (BA) and Creative Writing (MA).
Julia Chapman is an Illustrator and artist behind the pictures in ‘Australia is our home’. She is known for her detailed depictions of various natural subjects, namely many species of birds. Julia has a strong connection to the country and the coast. Besides running her online store and manning stalls at craft markets, Julia works full-time as a graphic designer. This is her first picture book.