Sarah Burnside is a Perth-based writer with a focus on history, politics and policy.

She developed an interest in the political and social impacts of mining while working as a native-title lawyer from 2007–2010, and more recently completed a master’s degree in economic and social history which included a dissertation exploring mining tax debates in 1970s Australia.

Her work has appeared in outlets including the Guardian, The Baffler, Overland, Crikey, New Matilda, Arena, and the Age.


Pieces by Sarah Burnside

Possessed by mining
Edition 47: Looking West

Griffith Review