Author Archives: Sarah Holland-Batt


About Sarah Holland-Batt

Sarah Holland-Batt is a poet, editor and critic and a member of Queensland University of Technology’s Creative Writing faculty. Her most recent book, The Hazards (UQP, 2015), won the 2016 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Poetry. She recently appeared as a witness at the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, where she testified about the abusive treatment and neglect her father has experienced in his aged care facility.

What happens when we treat aged care residents as “consumers” (Inside Story Sep 14, 2020)

Decades of misguided policy sowed the seeds of a human rights disaster.

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