Annabel Stafford


Annabel Stafford is a doctoral candidate and a writer. She lives in Sydney. A version of this essay was submitted as part of the author’s doctorate and presented to the 2018 Conference of the European Association for Studies of Australia.


The hospital for bare life

EssayAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this essay contains references to deceased people. IN LATE OCTOBER 1959, in a small town in the far north-east of Western Australia, a woman brought her six-month-old to the District Hospital,...

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