Adam Goodes
About the author

Adam Goodes

Adam Goodes is an Adnyamathanha and Narungga man and community leader. He is a former Australian Rules footballer, having achieved the greatest heights in the game, and was named Australian of the Year in 2014 for his public work in the fight against racism and his advocacy in First Nations affairs. Together with his cousin Michael O'Loughlin, Adam founded the GO Foundation, which supports and inspires the next generation of First Nations leaders. With a diploma in Aboriginal Studies and his own daughter approaching preschool age, Adam was motivated to publish a series of books for young children and families about Australia's First Nations history.

Books by Adam Goodes

Adam Goodes Articles

A Guide for Parents and Carers: Somebody's Land by Adam Goodes and Ellie Laing, Illustrated by David Hardy

Review | Book Life | Extract

24 November 2021

A Guide for Parents and Carers: Somebody's Land by Adam Goodes and Ellie Laing, Illustrated by David Hardy

A Vibrant Conversation Starter: Read Our Review of Welcome to Our Country: Somebody’s Land by Adam Goodes and Ellie Laing, Illustrated by David Hardy

Review | Our Review

23 November 2021

A Vibrant Conversation Starter: Read Our Review of Welcome to Our Country: Somebody’s Land by Adam Goodes and Ellie Laing, Illustrated by David Hardy