Invite us to speak

We are pleased to be represented by Speakers Ink

Probus clubs and community groups are welcome to contact Chris directly by emailing gravetalesaus [@] gmail.com

We can customise a presentation for you, or we can talk on any of the following topics:

  1. Great mysteries – the Shark Arm Murder; Richard Ramo’s Temple of Peace; the Pyjama Girl; the Somerton Man; missing journalist Juanita Nielsen; the mystery of Mollie Thompson, etc.
  2. True crime – The Brownout Strangler Edward Leonski; Poisoner Martha Needle; The Battle of Broken Hill; The Wood family murders; The Great Bookie Robbery; Ticheborne Heirs. Etc.
  3. Maritime disasters –the sinking of the Loch Ard and the love story that wasn’t – Eva Carmichael and Tom Pearce; the dramatic sinking of the La Bella.
  4. Heroes –WWI Gallipoli sniper Billy Sing; boxer, Peter Jackson who was denied a chance at the world title because he was black; William Ferrier, rescuer of the La Bella sailors, etc.
  5. Was Jack the Ripper buried in Toowong Cemetery?
  6. Great characters – Ben Lexcen, Australian designer; Charles Brownlow the man the AFL award is named after; Sgt Henry Buchanan, stretcher bearer; Louis Bandt, the man who designed the Ute; Dick the Bushranger, whose headstone asks, ‘Did he do it?’; trail blazer Inigo Jones, the weatherman. Etc.
  7. On the road – How we got the Great Ocean Road; Louis Bandt, the man who designed the Ute; Phil Garlick – racing car driver killed on track, etc.
  8. Sporting heroes – Peter Jackson who was denied a chance at the world title because he was black; Ben Lexcen, Australian designer; Charles Brownlow the man the award is named after; etc.
  9. The feminine touch – Rose and Cecelia – two nurses who gave their lives to save a town from plague; Qld’s only hanged woman Ellen Thomson; Actress Maggie Oliver, domestic violence victim; Suffragette Emma Miller; and Suburban warrior journalist Juanita Neilsen, etc.
  10. Writing workshop: the challenges of writing, researching and marketing non-fiction.

And more…

To book us, please contact Speakers Ink:

E-mail:  info [@] speakers-ink.com.au

Phone: 07 3040 8465.

Or contact us directly by emailing: gravetalesaus [@]  gmail.com

See you soon!