Barry Corr was a participant in the so-called 1965 Freedom Ride, worked for 20 years teaching history in low SES schools, and for another twelve years in Aboriginal education. He continues to be involved in Aboriginal education and has successfully applied to extend Shaws Creek Aboriginal Place in Yellomundee Regional Park, to include Shaws Island. He continues to research and write about the ways in which the Hawkesbury’s Frontier War is remembered, or not remembered. His writings on Aboriginal perspectives of settler-coloniality have been published in Meanjin, Overland, and Honi Soit. His essay, 'Knowing even as we are Known' is published in Against Disappearance: Essays on Memory.