In the not-so-distant future, Australia is blowing away... Sand dunes are gradually swallowing the countryside, there's no rain, and water supplies are dwindling. When one of the last country towns is evacuated, a farmer and his wife are unwittingly left behind.

The dust creeps into their lungs; the dunes swallow their only child. It's time to give up and head for the coast, but the sand frustrates their every effort to leave. A thought-provoking blend of realistic and surreal drama.

Winner of Best Unpublished Work at 1989 Tamworth Drama Festival.

A stage version of this script is also available.

  • drama
  • 50
  • 3 total
  • 2 female identifying, 1 male identifying
  • 18+
  • adult, young adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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