Out of the Madhouse with Sandy Jeffs

Thursday, 10 December 2020 - 9:00am to 9:30am
Sandy Jeffs talks about her time at Larundel and its history.

Sandy Jeffs' new history of Larundel, a Melbourne psychiatric institution, is written from an insider perspective. As a past inmate she has an unparalleled understanding of the experience of living there and how it managed mental illness. In this book Sandy has collaborated with former staff member and social worker, Margaret Leggatt, to create a qualitative history of Larundel. It includes interviews with former staff and inmates as well as Sandy's poetry.

Thursday 9:00am to 9:30am
A program dedicated to the eclectic world of poetry and performance. Guests are contemporary poets who read and discuss their works.


Santo Cazzati, Di Cousens, George O'Hara, Brendan Bonsack and Carmen Main.