Media Releases 2010

Australian Human Rights Commission commends Sandy for ‘Flying with Paper Wings’

SANE Australia congratulates Sandy Jeffs after her autobiography ‘Flying with Paper Wings’ was recognised by the Australian Human Rights Commission.

Sandy received the Commission’s Literature (non-fiction) Highly Commended Certificate at the annual Human Rights Medals and Awards ceremony, the citation noting ‘this autobiography offers privileged insights into schizophrenia, as well as disturbing reflections on its causes and its care’.

‘Flying with Paper Wings’ was previously named the SANE Australia Book of the Year 2010 and was short-listed for The Age Book of the Year (Non-Fiction) 2010. Read More >>