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Benjamin Allmon

Benjamin Allmon is an author, freelance journalist, adventurer, audio engineer, musician and film producer.

His books include Foot Notes, Mr Ordinary Dons a Disguise, and The Saltwater Story - a fully-illustrated hardcover collaboration with renowned photographer David Kelly, and shortlisted for the Queensland Literary Awards' Premier's Award for a Work of State Significance.

He writes for national and international publications, has released two albums, and is a member of APRA, ASA and QWC.



Guided by Indigenous canoemaker Kyle Slabb from the Bundjalung people, a group of young men (both Indigenous and non-Indigenous) build traditional canoes and embark on a 3-day sea voyage re-tracing an ancient trade route from the heart of the Queensland Gold Coast to North Stradbroke Island, a journey not made for over 100 years...