Portrait of Yvette Holt

Yvette Holt

Yvette Holt heralds from the Bidjara Nation of Queensland. Born and raised in Brisbane, Yvette is a multi-award-winning poet, academic and feminist.

Yvette has lectured on Aboriginal Women’s Studies and Australian History in an Indigenous Context at the University of Queensland and the Australian Catholic University respectively. A researcher of Indigenous Australian literature with a particular focus on Aboriginal women’s poetry, Yvette is also a passionate advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their leadership on a state and national level.