The Quarantine Project

This project records and analyses around 1500 inscriptions and carvings at the Quarantine Station, North Head, Sydney. A team of historians and archaeologists have uncovered and researched ‘stories from the sandstone’, each inscription a portal that reveals connections across oceans and time.

Imperial Hygiene: a critical history of colonialism, nationalism, and public health (2004, 2nd edition, 2014)

This book examines public health as spatialized biopolitical governance between 1850 and 1950. Colonial management of race dovetailed with public health into new boundaries of rule, into racialised cordons sanitaires.