Selected Articles and Chapters
'Wild Harvesting, Self-Sown Crops, and the Ambiguous Modernity of Australian Agriculture' Agricultural History, 93.2, 2019, with Andrea Gaynor
‘A mixed-methods study of psychological distress following an environmental catastrophe: The case of the Hazelwood open-cut coal mine fire in Australia’, Anxiety, Stress and Coping (accepted 8 October 2019), with Daryl Maybery, Matthew Carroll, Joanne Dipnall, Emily Berger, Tim Campbell, Alexander McFarlane.
‘Understanding the Conundrum of Drought in Australia’ in: Ewald Frie, Mischa Meier, Thomas Kohl (eds.) Dynamics of Social Change and Perceptions of Threat, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2019: 183-199.
‘Uncertainty and the Emotional Landscape of Drought’ International Review of Environmental History, 4(2), Special Issue: ‘Fast and Slow Disasters’ 2018: 11-24.
‘Experiences of a prolonged coal-mine fire’, Disaster Prevention and Management, 2018, 27(5): 534-545, with Daryl Maybery and Sarah Lee.
‘Fires, Droughts and Flooding Rains: Environmental Influences in Australian History, The Honest History Book, David Stephen & Alison Broinowski (editors), New South, Sydney, 2017 https://www.newsouthbooks.com.au/books/honest-history/
‘Possums, quandongs and kurrajongs: Wild harvesting as a strategy for farming through drought in Australia’, Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities, 2015/2016 3 (Winter/Spring/Fall): 358-383.
‘Handout or hand up: Ongoing tensions in the long history of government response to drought in Australia’, Australian Journal of Politics and History, 2016 62(2): 186-202, with K. Downing & B. Singley.
‘From the Ground Up? The Principles of Australian Organic Agriculture’ in: Bernard Freyer & Jim Bingen (eds.) Re-Thinking Organic Food and Farming in a Changing World, Springer, 2015.
‘Everyone knew everyone’s business: Being a parent with housing issues in rural areas, Journal of Sociology, 2015, doi:10.1177/1440783315576759.
‘The interplay of rural issues, mental illness, substance use and housing problems’, Journal of Mental Health, 23(6): 317-322, 2014 with A. Reupert, K. Sutton & D. Maybery
In the wake of the 2009 Gippsland fires: Young adults' perceptions of post-disaster social supports, Australian Journal of Rural Health, 20(3): 119-125, 2012, with Rouve Forbes and Andrea Reupert
Dual diagnosis narratives and their implications for the alcohol and other drug sector in Australia, Contemporary Drug Problems, 39: 663-685, 2012 with Bridget Roberts
‘Soil: A Real and Imagined Environment for Australian Organic Farmers and Gardeners in the 1940s’, Environment and History, 14(2): 205-216, 2008.
‘Muck Bugs and Decay: the preoccupations of early Australian organic gardening’, Studies in Australian Garden History, 2: 63-79, 2006 with Janice Chesters
‘Mental Illness Recovery and Place’, Australian e-Journal for the Advancement of Mental Health, 4(2) 2005 with J. Chesters & M. Fletcher.
‘The Planning of Rural Health Research: Rurality and Rural Population Issues’, Rural and Remote Health, 5: 426, 2005 with M. McGrail, A. Robinson, C. Rickard, M. Burley, M. Drysdale
‘Blended Voices: Crafting a Narrative from Oral History Interviews’, Oral History Review, 31(1): 23-42, 2004. https://academic.oup.com/ohr/article-abstract/31/1/23/1388749/Blended-Voices-Crafting-a-Narrative-from-Oral
‘Make Yourself at Home: People Living with Psychiatric Disability in Public Housing’, International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, 7: 67-79, 2003 with J. Chesters & M. Fletcher.