Jill Perry, an accomplished costume / clothing designer turned author completed "Queue Jumper" while studying to become a counsellor / psychotherapist and endeavouring to build her first home in country Victoria. With her love of children and keen interest in child development, she still finds time to work with children.
It was 1982 and I was 26 years old, endeavouring to adopt a child from a Third World country.
My book is a firsthand account of being one of a small number of forerunners travelling to the source, contesting authorities and being labelled a ’queue jumper’. I embarked on this journey naively unaware of my so-called crime.
Due to a political agenda, I was forced to remain on foreign soil for my act