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Melbourne Writers Festival

Melbourne Writers Festival

Eighteen Whitefriars boys arrived at Flinders Street Station last Thursday.  Along with Mr Treyvaud and Mrs Kay-Taylor, we were to participate in the Melbourne Writers Festival.  We began the day with a tour of the Immigration Museum, which focused on identity.  Both positive and negative notions of Australian and world history were portrayed here.  The exhibits … Continue reading

Whitefriars at the Melbourne Writers Festival

Whitefriars at the Melbourne Writers Festival

A group of  ‘talented writers’, Mr Joel Treyvaud and l participated in the recent Melbourne Writers Festival. The wind blowing through the city streets was freezing as we made our way to Fed Square. However the morning was brightened by some of the glorious elephants celebrating ‘Mali in the city’.

Songs for stories: a concert for indigenous literacy

The Centre for Youth Literature (State Library of Victoria) newsletter no. 2 July 2009 advertises a concert supporting Indigenous literacy.  When? Tuesday 25 August 2009 Where? Melbourne Town Hall When? 7.30 pm Featuring: The Cat Empire; Paul Kelly; Archie Roach and Ruby Hunter; Katie Noonan and Chenile Chandler. The Songs for Stories concert has been … Continue reading