No tragedy, no challenge has proved too hard for Susan Alberti. The woman from the working-class suburbs has battled board rooms, courts, lymphoma and diabetes; and was one of the driving forces behind the AFL's move into women's football. Join Susan and biographer, writer and speaker Stephanie Asher for a special High Tea event as they discuss their journey to publishing this remarkable story. Ticket $50 per person (includes a glass of sparkling wine on arrival)
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Join author and entertainer Jim Haynes for this entertaining and informative session as he tells the remarkable story of Henry Lawson's tragic life and shows us why he is regarded as the most Australian of all verse writers, using Henry's own verse to showcase his humour, observations of life and love of Australia.
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Ocean Grove Library
Did you know that Banjo Paterson rode winners at Rosehill, had a partially crippled right arm, enlisted in WW 1 at the age of 52 and became a major and was involved a scandalous romance that ended his 6-year engagement? Author and entertainer Jim Haynes will reveal these stories (and many more) and perform a selection of the works of the renowned Australian icon.
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library