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Born: Established: 1965 Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Female
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1 What Is It about Sisters? : Alison Croggon’s Deeply Wounded Memoir Sarah Walker , 2021 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 430 2021; (p. 23)

— Review of Monsters Alison Croggon , 2021 single work autobiography essay

'Alison Croggon has written poetry, fantasy novels, and whip-smart arts criticism for decades, but Monsters is her first book-length work of non-fiction. In this deeply wounded book, Croggon unpacks her shattered relationship with her younger sister (not named in the book), a dynamic that bristles with accusations and resentments. In attempting to understand the wreckage of this relationship, Croggon finds herself going back to the roots of Western patriarchy and colonialism, seeking to frame this fractured relationship as the inexorable consequence of empire.' (Introduction)

1 Geography of Desire : Not Quite a Memoir Sarah Walker , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 423 2020; (p. 66)

— Review of Sky Swimming Sylvia Martin , 2020 single work autobiography
'Queer memoir is particularly given to formal play, to unpacking and upsetting the conventions of genre in order to question women's roles as both narrator and subject. Maggie Nelson's The Argonauts (2015) mixes scholarship and bodily transformation. Carmen Maria Machado's In The Dream House (2019) unpacks the nature of narrative itself to reflect on an abusive relationship. Into this field comes Sky Swimming, Sylvia Martin's 'memoir that is not quite a memoir, more a series of reflections in which I act as a biographer of my own life'. For Martin, the critical distance of the biographer enables her to consider the resonances that exist between her own experiences. ' (Introduction)
 
1 [Review] Australian Realness Sarah Walker , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 415 2019; (p. 70)

— Review of Australian Realness Zoey Dawson , 2019 single work drama

'Australians love a bogan in pop culture. Kath & Kim broke ratings records; The Castle regularly tops lists of favourite local films. This sense of affection for the working class becomes more complex off-screen, when Aussie battlers become ‘cashed-up bogans’ and turn Queensland into a Liberal state; when they start threatening middle-class values; and especially when they gain capital and political power. Australian Realness uses the bogan stereotype as a tool to shatter the middle-class drama as both a cultural and theatrical narrative.'(Introduction)

1 form y separately published work icon Bad Mothers Rachel Lang , Gavin Strawhan , Timothy Lee , Sarah Walker , Phil Lloyd , ( dir. Geoff Bennett et. al. )agent Australia : Jungleboys , 2019 16563211 2019 series - publisher film/TV

'Bad Mothers is a fresh ensemble drama about four very different friends negotiating the perils and joys of being a modern mum: from parties to play dates, hangovers to homework, mishaps to murder.'

Source: Screen Australia.

1 1 form y separately published work icon The Secrets She Keeps Sarah Walker , Jonathan Gavin , ( dir. Catherine Millar et. al. )agent Australia : Lingo Pictures Network Ten , 2019 15409942 2019 series - publisher film/TV crime

'In The Secret She Keeps, Meghan doesn’t know Agatha, but Agatha knows Meghan. Two women from vastly different backgrounds have one thing in common: explosive secrets that could destroy everything they hold dear.

'Two women have a chance encounter in a supermarket, in an affluent Sydney suburb. They are the same age, both heavily pregnant and due at the same time. Meghan (Jessica De Gouw) is a glamorous influencer on the rise, with an ambitious television sports reporter husband Jack (Michael Dorman), while Agatha (Laura Carmichael) works in the supermarket as a shelf stacker.

'Although they live near each other, the two women’s lives could not be more different…

'Agatha is a loner and barely above the poverty line. She’s ecstatic to be pregnant, pinning all her hopes and dreams on this much longed-for miracle baby. Yet the father of her child, Hayden (Michael Sheasby), a sailor on active duty, remains oblivious to her condition.

'Meghan is a sophisticated mother-of two who uses social media to reframe her imperfect life into a glossier, more aspirational existence. Despite posting enthusiastically about her pregnancy to her avid followers, including Agatha, behind closed doors this third baby is putting pressure on an already strained marriage.

'Both women have secrets. And both will risk everything to conceal the truth. But their worlds are about to collide in one shocking act that cannot be undone.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 form y separately published work icon Neighbours [Episode 7776] Sarah Walker , ( dir. Chris Adshead ) Australia : Reg Grundy Enterprises , 2018 14121445 2018 single work film/TV
1 form y separately published work icon White Rabbit Sarah Walker , ( dir. Rowan Woods ) Australia : Revlover Films , 2017 10726071 2017 single work film/TV

'A woman searches for the baby she abandoned 45 years ago and is confronted by what she discovers.'

Source: Screen Australia.

1 Sarah Walker Sarah Walker , 2016 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Signed, Sealed, Delivered : From Women of Letters 2016; (p. 363-367)
1 form y separately published work icon Home and Away [Episode 6381] Sarah Walker , ( dir. Bill Hughes ) Australia : Seven Network , 2016 10270427 2016 single work film/TV
1 A Blackly Comic Expose of the Stages of Sexism Sarah Walker , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 13 July 2015; (p. 12)

— Review of We Get It Marcel Dorney , Rachel Perks , 2015 single work drama
1 25 form y separately published work icon A Place to Call Home Bevan Lee , Tony Morphett , Hamilton Budd , Rick Held , Trent Atkinson , Sarah Walker , Kim Wilson , Giula Sandler , Katherine Thomson , Brooke Wilson , Sarah Lambert , Deborah Parsons , John Ridley , John Lonie , David Hannam , Kristen Dunphy , Cathy Strickland , ( dir. Roger Hodgman et. al. )agent 2013 Australia : Channel 7 , 2012- Z1904429 2013 series - publisher film/TV 'Set in rural Australia in the 1950s, A Place to Call Home is a sweeping drama of one woman's journey to heal her soul and of a privileged family's confrontation with a changing era. A romantic saga based in the fictional town of Inverness - home to the Bligh family estate Ash Park - with a landscape as vast and dramatic as the people who live there.' (Source: http://www.throng.com.au/2012/07/new-seven-show-a-place-to-call-home/ )
1 10 form y separately published work icon Wonderland Jo Porter , Sarah Walker , Christopher Burke , Sarah Smith , Alicia Walsh , John Ridley , Marieke Hardy , James Walker , Margaret Wilson , Sarah Walker , Jeffrey Truman , Samantha Strauss , Kirsty Fisher , Nick King , Lally Katz , Josephine Dee Barrett , Clare Atkins , ( dir. Darren Ashton et. al. )agent 2013 Australia : FremantleMedia Australia , 2013 6135670 2013 series - publisher film/TV romance humour

'Set in a beachside apartment building in Sydney's eastern suburbs, Wonderland concentrates on four very different couples navigating the humorous and sometimes painful minefield of love, friendship and life in the 21st century.' (Source: Network Ten website)

1 y separately published work icon Lucky Three Sarah Walker , Sydney : Hodder Headline Australia , 2003 Z1120444 2003 single work children's fiction children's
1 6 y separately published work icon If Only Sarah Walker , Sydney : Hodder Headline , 2001 Z896669 2001 single work novel young adult

'When life takes you places you never expected, when love takes you beyond the ordinary, what will you do?

'Cara is in love with Danny, the tough guy with the good heart. But he's going out with Jessica and Cara's stuck with her ratbag boyfriend, Fly - Danny's best friend.

'When Fly and Danny go on a simple trip to the all-night service station and come back in a strange, dark mood, Cara can't begin to imagine the drama that lies ahead. If only Danny would talk to her...

'But Danny's dad was once in jail and stick to the rule 'no names, no pack drill'. If only Cara could find a way to tell the truth...' (Publication summary)

1 form y separately published work icon The Sign Sarah Walker , ( dir. Peter Fisk ) Australia : Red Heart Entertainment , 2001 6084283 2001 single work film/TV

'Von never makes it to the charity ball when her little friend Zac's condition begins to deteriorate. Terri and Malcolm bond at the ball but Terri is shocked to discover Rose suffers from bi-polar. The revelation causes problems between Mitch and Rose. Kylie drinks too much, Scott puts more moves on Andrea and Luke's date is horribly raped outside the ball venue. Meanwhile, Connor and Bron are on night shift in Ward 17.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive. (Sighted: 25/6/2013)

1 8 y separately published work icon Water Colours Sarah Walker , Rydalmere : Hodder Headline , 2000 Z668363 2000 single work novel young adult

'When Beatrice is forced to leave her beloved Wilson Park and her offbeat friend Marty, she discovers some shocking truths about her mother and learns what friendship and family really mean.

'Change is hard, but as her Aunty Olivia tells her, sometimes when you lose something, you gain something else.

'Water Colours is an optimistic, warm and challenging story about growing up and coming to terms with the tough realities of life.' (Publication summary)

1 5 y separately published work icon The Tin Man Sarah Walker , St Leonards : Allen and Unwin , 2000 Z289206 2000 single work novel
1 5 form y separately published work icon All Saints All Saints : Medical Response Unit Louise Crane , Sally Webb , Charlie Strachan , John Banas , Sarah Walker , Denise Morgan , Christine McCourt , Sean Nash , Philip Dalkin , Peter A. Kinloch , Peter Neale , David Phillips , Chris Roache , Phil Sanders , Sue Hore , Serge Lazareff , Michael Miller , Ted Roberts , Sarah Smith , Lily Taylor , Elizabeth Coleman , Kristen Dunphy , Daniel Krige , Kelly Lefever , Blake Ayshford , Anthony Ellis , Grant McAloon , Annette Moore , David Hannam , Anne Lucas , Christina Milligan , Julie Monton , Grant Fraser , Ro Hume , Cathy Strickland , Susan Bower , Bevan Lee , Margaret Wilson , David Allen , Andrew Ryan , Greg Haddrick , Alexa Wyatt , Michaeley O'Brien , Chris Hawkshaw , Carol Williams , Tracey Trinder-Doig , John Hanlon , Marcia Gardner , Howard Griffiths , Chris Phillips , Katherine Thomson , Bill Garner , Chris Corbett , Peter Gawler , David William Boutland , Lesley Lewis , Fiona Kelly , Hamish Wright , Loraine Rogers , Grace Morris , Megan Herbert , Edwina Searle , Jenny Lewis , John Concannon , Rick Held , Alex Pope , Faith McKinnon , John Hugginson , Bridie O'Neill , Harry West , Tim Pye , Julie Edwards , Sarah Lambert , Jeff Truman , Trent Atkinson , Suzanne Hawley , Graham Richards , Toby Wallace , Sean Nash , Catherine Millar , Kevin Roberts , Sam Meikle , Tim Gooding , Peter Dick , Trent Roberts , Robert Haywood , Clare Atkins , Kim Wilson , Martin McKenna , Shelley Birse , ( dir. Leigh Spence et. al. )agent 1998 Australia : Seven Network Red Heart Entertainment , 1998-2009 Z1571142 1998 series - publisher film/TV

One of Australia's highest rating dramas, All Saints is a Logie Award-winning Australian medical drama set in the fictional All Saints Western General Hospital in suburban Sydney. The stories originally focused on the nursing staff of Ward 17 run by Nursing Unit Manager Terri Sullivan. It was sometimes referred to as the 'garbage ward' because it took the overflow of patients.

In 2004 Network Seven producers overhauled the series in an effort to increase the show's gradually dwindling audience. They achieved this by closing down Ward 17 and transferring some of the staff to the Emergency Department managed by Frank Campion. Several other new lead characters were also introduced. The changes also saw the storylines begin to focus more on the lives of the doctors and nurses.

Another significant change to the series came in early 2009 when the producers introduced the Medical Response Unit. Central to this development was the helicopter which took doctors to rescue situations outside the hopsital and which in turn brought patients to the All Saints Emergency Department. The show's name was also changed at this time to All Saints: Medical Response Unit. The increased production costs created by having scenes shot on location played a part, however, in the series being cancelled mid-year. The series ended with the Emergency Department and Medical Response Unit teams having a dinner to farewell the last remaining original character, Von Ryan on her final day at All Saints.

All Saints was popular in many countries including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Belgium and Iran.

1 A Writing Life Sarah Walker , 1998 single work autobiography column
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 6 no. 3 1998; (p. 12-13)
1 8 y separately published work icon Camphor Laurel Sarah Walker , Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia , 1998 Z484531 1998 single work novel young adult

'Under the camphor laurel tree, bonds are made and broken - even the special friendship between Melissa and Julietta can't escape the rustling winds of change.

'Anyone who has ever had a best friend will recognise the bittersweet moments of companionship captured with poignancy and affection in Camphor Laurel.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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