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Category Archives: Western Australia


KYD No. 16 Teaser: ‘Easy Surface Gold: Protesting and Prospecting in the Godforsaken Lucky Country’

For the first KYD No. 16 teaser James Purtill examines the politics of place and belonging in the heart of gold mining country, Kalgoorlie. You will find Kalgoorlie six hours east of Perth, on a drive past rained-on war machinery and clean swept service stations, through the West … Read more »

Of seadogs and fisherwomen: Sarah Drummond’s Salt Story

I have been fangirling at A WineDark Sea for a while now—it is, hands down, the best blog I have had the luck to read. Its author, Sarah Drummond, was a commercial fisherwoman when I first happened on it, and she blogged about the south-west of Western … Read more »