• Anna Haebich

    Anna Haebich is a multi-award winning Australian author and historian, who is especially recognised for her research and work with Aboriginal communities and in particular the Noongar people. She is part of a large Noongar family through marriage.

    Her career combines university teaching, research, curatorship, creative writing and visual arts. Anna is a John Curtin Distinguished Professor at Curtin University and is currently researching Aboriginal performing arts in Western Australia, past and present.

    Her publications include Broken Circles: Fragmenting Indigenous Families 1800–2000, which is the first and most comprehensive national history of Australia’s Stolen Generations; the definitive history For Their Own Good: Aborigines and Government in the South West of Western Australia 1900–1940; and Spinning the Dream: Assimilation in Australia.