Colouring Country

$34.99

An Australian Dreamtime Colouring Book

By Ros Moriatry

An all-ages colouring-in book based on Australian Indigenous artworks from the Balarinji Art & Design Archive.

Colouring Country is an art therapy book with a difference. It features 42 full-colour reproductions of superb Indigenous Australian artworks, each with a colouring template and a description of its story and cultural context from the Dreamtime.

The rhythm and motifs of Aboriginal artworks illustrate life in balance with the majesty of nature. They represent the joyful visual language of the world's oldest continuing culture.

The works in Colouring Country are from the Balarinji Art & Design Archive, an iconic collection of art, design and objects created by Sydney-based design studio, Balarinji. Ros Moriarty and John Moriarty established Balarinji in 1983; since then it has become recognised worldwide for covering Qantas aircraft in Aboriginal designs. The Archive is held by the National Museum of Australia, Canberra.

About the Author

Ros Moriarty was born in Devonport, Tasmania and moved to Canberra when she was 17 to study University. A former journalist, Ros has spent most of her professional life design business she established with her Aboriginal husband, John, in 1983. She is also co-founder and Managing Director of the not-for-profit Nangala Project.

In 2012 Ros founded the Indi Kindi early literacy programme for babies to five-year-olds, to help remote-region Aboriginal families change life opportunities for their children. Ros was inducted into the Design Institute of Australia Hall of Fame in 2014 and named Australian 100 Women of Influence Awards 2015. She is also the author of several award-winning books, including her memoir, Listening to Country, and four children's books.

Delays

Couriers and logistic companies are under the pump and still facing delays. We cannot guarantee delivery times or estimates. Please keep in mind that the shipping time frames shown at the checkout should be taken with a pinch of salt{bush} + another pinch of patience! Please check the Australia Post website for further delays on delivery time frames - but again, take it with a grain of salt{bush}. 

Why? It's a combination of the highest volume of packages ever being sent, staff having to isolate, covid cases shutting warehouses. 
The good news? We're absolutely still processing orders within normal time frames our end and we are always here to help with any issues or questions you may have.


Australia

We send via Australia Post eparcel. All parcels require a signature on collection.  Free standard shipping is offered for all Australian orders only over $99.  Under $99 there is a flat rate of $9 per parcel. We also offer a $16.95 Express Post option. We use Australia Post and Sendle as postage services. It is our discretion of which serve is used based on order value and suburb where the parcel is being sent to. Please note, at certain promotion times, including Express Post upgrade, free shipping may not apply. 

We will not cover the cost of postage for parcels sent back to us delivered in error due to the incorrect address given or not collected from your LPO in time. Please double check your address, including suburb and postcode. We are not responsible for packages that go astray due to wrong postal addresses given. A re-delivery fee will be charged. 

International

We ship worldwide.

Free Shipping Promotion over $99 does not apply for International orders.

0.0 - 500g    -   $23.00

500g - 2kg   -   $40.00

2kg - 3kg    -    $55.00

3kg - 5kg    -    $79.95

Although a large country, Australia is very far from the rest of the world and we have tried to keep our shipping costs down. We are not responsible for packages that go astray due to wrong postal addresses given. We cannot guarantee delivery within a set time frame due to various postal systems. Delivery time frames can vary from 10 days to 3 weeks, depending upon location. Please note that Kakadu Plum Co. is not responsible for any duties or taxes charged by your country of shipping. Deliveries may be subject to random custom checks. 

Click + Collect 

We now offer Click + Collect for local Melbourne customers. Orders are available for pick up at 17/95 White Street, Mordialloc, Vic 3195. 

If this is an option you would like to select, please leave a note stating Click + Collect and our team will be in touch via email when the order is ready for collection. 

Pre order

It's pretty exciting when we have new stuff on the way and products confirmed they are coming back in stock. We like to make sure you don't miss out on what you want! Pre order means you place the order now, for delivery in a little while. The product will say 'pre order' in the description + also the expected dispatch date. We update these regularly so you'll know when to expect it. Please note, that if you order a pre-order item and other items in the same order, everything is sent at the one time. If you are wanting certain products sent earlier than the pre-order item please make separate orders. 

Heat Policy For Chocolate

Kakadu Plum Co. does not cover or accept any responsibility for heat damage as a result from freight. We suggest you order and pay for Express Post shipping if ordering during conditions of 28c or higher. We take special care in packaging chocolate during hot conditions, but unless selected, we ship via Standard Parcel Post. 

other questions? 

Please don't be shy. Send us an email to hello@kakaduplumco.com and we will be here to help. 

Customer Reviews

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Ashlee G.
Beautiful Book

The images in this book are so lovely and provide many hours worth of colouring. The only issue I have found is that if using coloured markers, the ink runs through, meaning the image on the back is damage/cannot be used.

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Maryann Kennedy
A beautiful book - perfect for overseas gifts.

I bought this to send to family in Ireland and it is just lovely. They will find this very special.

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Daryl Livermore
Good Art

Whether you colour in the images or just appreciate the collection of Art this is a nice book.

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