Calendar of Events

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2015

January 15th (Thurs)

10-1pm U3A  Nunawading:Writing a Non Boring Family History

January 24th

2pm  Writers Victoria Auction Prize

February 13th

RACV  Writing a Non Boring Family History

February 21st

ASA  Sydney

March 17th

11 am Tucker Rd Bentleigh Literary Festival 

March 18th 

Radio Interview 3RRR

March 22nd  (Sun)

10.30 am Children's Book Festival  SLV

March 28th

Kew Library PD for Nannies 'Joy of Reading'

April 15th 

1.30 Pakenham Probus  Writing a Non Boring Family History

April 19th (Sun)

2.30 Queermance Festival  'Collaborating on f2m;the boy within ' workshop.

April 23rd 

(Thurs) U3A Nunawading  2.30-4pm

May 2-3rd

Clunes Booktown

May 4th

2pm Glen iris Primary  Writing a Non Boring School History.

May 22nd

Canberra Lu Rees Archive 'Hippopotamusing 'talk

May 23rd 

ASA AGM Canberra

June 1st 

Salvation Army Citadel Camberwell. Writing a Non Boring Family History

June 5-6th

Woodend Winter Arts Festival   11-5pm Writing a Non Boring Family History workshop.

Sat:  Woodend Library; Sharing Heroes in Books

June 10th 

SYDNEY  Society of Women Writers.

June 19th 

2-3pm Brimbank Festival: Deer Park Library. Writing a Non Boring Family History (T.B.C.)

July 6th

CHESS lunch talk Writing a Non Boring Family History. Box Hill Golf Club

July 8th 

11 Olinda   Writing a Non Boring Family History

August 6-8th

Bendigo Festival 

August 22nd

ASA Sydney Board meeting

August 23rd

Romance Writers  Authorpreneurship Park Hyatt

August 24th (Mon)

Moonee Valley  Writing a Non Boring Family History

September 5th

SCBWI

September 9th-11th

Sydney ASA Congress

November  21st

ASA Sydney

2014 

January 13th

10.30 am U3A Writing a Non Boring Family History

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January 14th

10-4pm Writers Victoria: Writing for Children 

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January 18th

10.30-12  Midsumma, Altona Library  'f2m:the boy within' doco

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January 20th

ex H.S.C. Reunion  Malvern.

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January 21st

10-4pm REPEAT  Writers' VictoriaWriting for Children

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February 3rd

11am  Auburn Probus  Non Boring Travel Writing 

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February 16th

Clunes Book Town

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February 22nd

Sydney ASA Directors  9.30 am 

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February 23rd

Darwin:  'Trail Magic' launch at Nightcliff Pool 5pm

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February 24-25th  .

Darwin: Available for media re Trail Magic book

Mon Feb 24th 10 am Casuarina Library  Sharing Picture Books

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March 29th 

10.30 am Moorabbin Toy Library 'Families Sharing Stories' 

East Bentleigh

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May 12th

2pm. Electroboard Chat Online:  Co-Writing Adventures: Trail Magic

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May 15th

12.30   NMIT  Fairfield   Authorpreneurship

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May 24th 

ASA  Melbourne AGM & Launch 'The Adaptable Author'

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June 22nd

Vic GUM  10.15- 1.30 Writing a Non Boring Family History. Mt Waverley

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July 21st

Clayton South Primary  Antarctic Writer on ice  10 am launch of Antarctic Dognapping & Shooting Antarctica (Kindle) 

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July24th

Paint the Town Red 'f2m;the boy within' doco The Dock Library 11.30-1pm

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July26th

7.30 Ferntree Gully: Bengali Snake Village Project

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July 30th

Holmesglen  Industry Overview  Authorpreneurship 9.30--11am

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August:  HISTORY MONTH

August 1st  Ballarat Dolly Parton Imagination Library Reading Project

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Aug 3rd    2pm  Blackburn RSL Book Launch

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August 6th 

Camberwell Dymocks  Edith Cowan; A Quiet Woman of Note

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August 8th  /9th 

Clunes Dinner  7pm  Quiet Heroes 

August 9th

3pm  National Bookshop Day;Kids' Bookshop, Box Hill Sth

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August 11

RACV CLUB Healesville:Writing a Non Boring Family History 10-3pm

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August 19th 

YABBA Ambassador Rosebud Secondary College Trail Magic Launch

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August 22nd 

Shelford Girls Grammar  1.30  Picture Books 

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August 26th

Radio RPH  11.30 am 

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August 27th

Westall Secondary College  9-11 am Trail Magic 

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August 29th

Scotch College Literature Festival

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September 8th

Mt Eliza Primary 11 am  Antarctic Writer on ice

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September 12th  

Vision Australia Radio: 3pm Interview :Writing a Non Boring Family History

library blog

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September 14th

10 am- Victorian Writers Centre: Writing a Non Boring family History

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September 16th

11am Probus Bulleen Baptist  Writing a Non Boring Family History

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October 10th

Ballarat  'Famous Last Words' Panel. 7.30pm

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October 24th & 25th

Friday  2-4pm Bendigo Library Writing a Non Boring Family History 

Sat:  11.30-12.30 In Conversation

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October 27th

11-1   Hillcrest Christian School, Clyde Nth  'Hippo Talk'

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October 28th

10 am YABBA Awards  Hillcrest Christian College. Clyde Nth

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October 29th 

9.30-1pm   Carlton Gardens Storytelling Picnic

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October 31st-November 2nd 

Clunes Children's Booktown Festival

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November 16th 

Witty Women of Science 

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November 22nd

Sydney  A.S.A

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November 29th  

80th

2013

May 4-5th

Clunes Booktown

Sat: 1pm Library Family 'Hippo' author talk

4pm Writing a Non Boring Family History

Sun: 12pm Library Family Author Talk

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May 10th

Sydney ASA AGM and Directors' Meeting 

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May 12th

2pm  Bayside Literary Festival Panel

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May 14th

11am Mentorship

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May 17th

Deakin University Panel; Creative Projects

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May 20th

Guest: ABC regional Drive Time l 'Turn the Page' 

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May 24th

Craigieburn Library 

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June1st

3pm Eltham Library 'Moose is Loose' launch

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June 2nd

1pm Hazelnuts

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June 8th

1-4pm Preston Library Writing a Non Boring Family History

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June 14th

2pm ArtsLaw Panel 140 Williams St

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June 18th

11 am Wantirna South Primary  Mini Launch  Sleuth Astrid

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June 26th 

10 am Skype chat 'Antarctica : Mary Help of Christians 

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June 30th 

2-4 pm Witty Women's Afternoon Tea

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July 4th

11am Ronald McDonald House 'Hospital Hippo reading'

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July 13th

Kailash Studio; filming f2m documentary

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July 23rd 

ASA Christmas in July, 6-8 pm  629 Bourke St

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July 28th

1-3pm Hazelnuts

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August 7th 

4pm Holmesglen Industry Overview "Authorpreneurship'

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August 9th 

Sydney ASA Directors' meeting 

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August 10th

10am Randwick Bowen Library Writing a Non Boring Family History

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August 17th 

1.30-4.30 Carlton Library  Writing a Non Boring Family History workshop

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August 19th

10-2pm Donvale Our Lady of Pines  Author Visit

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August 21st

10-2pm Berwick Fields Primary

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August 25th

10-2 Hurstbridge Library (Wattle Festival)

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August 27th

ASA 50th Dinner, Abbotsford Convent 

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August 28th 

6-8 pm A.S.A. Thesis to Book  R.M.I.T.

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September 4th

Geelong East Tate St School

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September 15th

1-3pm Hazelnuts

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September 20th

1.30-4.30  Hellenic Club, Canberra HAGSOC  Writing a Non Boring Family History 

Lu Rees Collection

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September 29th

AIGS  Blackburn 2pm  Writing a Non Boring Family History

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October 9th &10th

Gippsland Latrobe libraries 'Writing a Non Boring Family History'

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October 13th

Salon 

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October 17-19th

SYDNEY ASA Congress

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October 31st

Luther College, Plymouth Rd, Croydon 'Antarctic Writer on ice'

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November 1st

Government House OAM

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November 2nd

2.30 Little Book Room  SCBWI Inside Story'  'Fred Hollows'

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November 6th

9.30 YABBA  Awards Haileybury, Brighton.

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November 8th

Sydney ASA Directors

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November 13th

6pm-8pm ASA Panel  e-book publishing Authorpreneurship

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November 15th

11am Cheltenham Gold Club Writing a Non Boring Family History

6.pm Shepparton Out in the Open festival   'f2m;the boy within' screening

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November 16th

10 am Shepparton Library   'Hippo' reading

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November 20th

6pm Little Book Room  Launch of 'Kate' by Kevin Burgemeestre

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November  22nd  

Bendigo College Lit Festival (Ford Street)

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November 28th

11.30 Essendon Primary

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November 30th

7 pm Teaching Solutions dinner

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December  12th

11AM  Dymocks, Camberwell

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2012

January 22nd 

Midsumma Festival (Sun 5-7pm) 'f2m:the boy within' Hares & Hyenas Bookshop,Fitzroy

Truth Dare & Promise: Issues in Youth Literature Panel 

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January 25th

10.30am, 'Antarctic Writer on Ice', Syndal Men's Probus

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February 14th

2012 National Year of Reading Launch State Library,328 Swanston St  9.30 am

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February 18th

2pm Sat, 'Writing a Non Boring Family History', Cornish Association, Oakleigh Baptist Church

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23rd February  

10.30 Deakin Uni Post Grad Assessment Panel, Level 3/550 Bourke St.

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27th February – 4th March 

Featured 2012 National Year of Reading Ambassador

http://www.love2read.org.au/featured-ambassador-week3.cfm

March 3rd 

2.30  Book Launch,  Eltham Library   

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March 19th

2.30 Clayton Library (Victorians Love Libraries Launch) 

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March 22nd, 23rd & 25th

Melbourne Children's Book Festival  SLV

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March 31st

Brisbane ASA AGM

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April 14th

1.30-2.30 pm 'Writing a Non Boring Family History' Mornington Peninsula Family History Society

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April 17th & 24th 

Author visits  Hume Grammar

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April 22nd  

Shelford Anglican Girls School shelford_hippo_event.pdf

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April 26th

10-11 am Victoria Uni St Albans Campus. Industry Overview

6pm CBC Kew Library

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April 28th

7.30 am NZ Webchat with children's creators

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May 3rd/ 4th

3rd   Colac Library 

4th Alan Marshall' I Can Jump Puddles' Festival, Terang

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May 5th 

2pm Clunes Back to Booktown

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May 10-11th

Sydney ASA Directors 

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May 16th 

2-5pm Holmesglen TAFe 'New Media'

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May 17th

2.30 SLV Independent Schools Librarians Conference

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May21st 

6pm Readings , Carlton 'Alien Shore' launch

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May 23 rd 

11am Kingston Libraries: Simultaneous Story telling: & e-books talk

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May 24 th

West Footscray Library: Author Visit  'Prof Fred Hollows' & e-books talk

6.30 Parents' Talk

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June  9th

11.30 am ACMI Fed Square, Little Big Shots (Hippo film) 

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June 14 th

11 am Probus: Stephenson Rd, Waverley:Writing a Non Boring Family History 

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June 20th 

2.30 Brisbane 'Feymouse' Apps Audio Recordings

June 21st

Brisbane: 11am -2.30 pm Authorpreneurship 

6.30-8.30pm Writing a Non Boring Family History

June 22nd

Townsville: 11am- 2.30pm  Authorpreneurship  

6.30-8.30pm Writing a Non Boring Family History

June 23rd

Cairns: 10am- 4.30pm Authorpreneurship  

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June 29th/July 2nd

Sydney, 4th International SCBWI Australia and New Zealand Conference

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July 7th 

2-4 pm Bayside  Youth Lit festival Panel  'f2m:the boy within'

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July 12th 

1-3pm Ivanhoe Public Library 'Writing for Children'  

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July 27th

Scotch College 'Ford Street Publishing' Literary Festival & 'Trust Me Too' launch.

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July23rd

3pm Park Orchards Primary Assembly 'Aussie heroes' 

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July 27th 

Scotch College Ford Street Publishing Literary festival & Trust Me Too launch

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July 29th

Sydney Opera House  'Hippo' short film in Little Big Shots festival with Pocket Bonfire film-makers Q & A 

August 1st

7pm Templestowe VIEW 'Writing a Non Boring Family History'

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August 10 th

Sydney ASA Directors meeting

6pm Better Read Than Dead, Newtown Launch 'Authorpreneurship'

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August 13 th

10-3pm Lake Macquarie(Charlestown) Library 'Writing a Non Boring Family History'

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August 15th/16th 

Abbotsleigh Literary Festival Sydney including:

Aug 15th 8.30-9.30 am Importance of Reading 

Aug 16th 11.45-12.45 Writing a Non Boring Family History

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August 18th 

ASA New members  6-8 pm , Smith St Collingwood.

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August 21st 

7.pm. Moonee Ponds Library:762 Mt Alexander Rd,  Writing a Non Boring Family History

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August 23rd 

Templestowe Heights Primary & parents' session

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August 25th 

Kingston Reading Hour: 10.30 Patterson Lakes Library, Thompson Rd.

1pm Clarinda Library, Viney St.

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August 27th 

Scotch College: 'Antarctic Writer on ice' 

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August 28th 

10.30  Antarctic Writer on ice' Malvern Probus, 163 Wattletree Rd.

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September 1st

11.30-12.15  Using New Media.  Ballarat Writers& Illustrators Festival

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Sept 4th 

10am Ilim Islamic College, Dallas  Adventure Writing and Aussie Heroes

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Sept 11th

10 am Seaford Junior Library, Station St, Seaford. Reading Ambassador.

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September 9th 

1-3pm Hazelnuts 

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September 15th  

Wheelers Centre: Memoirs  2-4pm   Writing a Non Boring Family History

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September 19th 

 9.30 am-10.30  Watsonia Library.Reading Co-ordinators Conference 

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September 21st-22nd  

ACT Library Readers' Festival 

Sat 22nd  1.30 'Non Boring Anecdultery' Canberra Playhouse.

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October 7th

1-3    Hazelnuts 

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October 17th 

Albury NSW Library 'Writing a Non Boring Family History'

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October 22nd 

RACV Club Keeping Books Alive Festival : Non Boring Writing/Reading for Blokes.

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October 24th 

Mitchell Shire Children's Services: 10.30 Kilmore Library, 2.15-4.30  Seymour Library

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October 25th

10-12 City Of Casey Children's Week: Straithaird Drive, Narre Warren

1pm Fab 4  Blackburn Sth

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October 26th

11-1pm Society of Women Writers  'Authorpreneurship' Wheelers Centre.

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October 27th 

12-3pm Lionesses Lunch 'Writing a Non Boring Family History'

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October 29th 

University of WA  e-book web chat

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November 1st 

2.15-3.15  'Authorpreneurship;The Business of Creativity'  Holmesglen Industry Overview.

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November 5th 

11am  Greenwich Bay Ladies Probus Williamstown RSL, Cnr Melb St/ Fergusson St. Writing a Non Boring Family HIstory

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November 7th 

6-9 pm Springwood Library NSW  'Writing a Non Boring Family History'

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November 8th

NSW Wentworth Falls Primary Blue Mountains  

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November 9/10th

Sydney ASA Directors Board meeting.

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November 11th

1-3pm Hazelnuts

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November 15th 

7-9 pm Prahran Library (Stonnington 'Untitled Festival'  launch) 

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November 17th

12-2pm  Stonnington Festival Sth Yarra Library. Writing a Non Boring Family History.

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November 18th

4pm  Black Rock Yacht Club  Launch 'Titanic Dog'(Trailer here)  animation

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November 24th

7 pm Teaching Solutions dinner

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November 25th

Santa Fun Run Albert Park Lake 

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November 28th

7.30 Caulfield Psychologists Salon 

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November 30th

10.30-1pm ASA Books Illustrated 

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December 4th

6-8 pm ASA Xmas Party ,420 High St, Prahran

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December 15th

 12. RACV Book Club lunch

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December 26th-Jan 2nd

Tasmania

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