Pamela Lofts (1949‑2012) was a nationally renowned artist and a much‑loved children’s book illustrator. She has left behind an enormous legacy and a substantial bequest to our Foundation, which allowed us to launch The Pamela Lofts Bequest for Literacy and Learning Project in 2014. This project provides a mentorship program for Indigenous children in remote communities in the Northern Territory and Western Australia.
Learn more about the Pamela Lofts workshop 2023 here.
The ILF Create Initiative partners young Indigenous women at Tiwi College with publishers and mentors to create (produce stories), cultivate (build knowledge) and motivate (grow self‑esteem). Here are the seven books that have come out of the Create Initiative: