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Bendigo: Catriona Rowntree


We can’t wait to get back on the road again – bringing some of our favourite writers to regional Victoria. We’ll be packing up the car with books and authors, travelling from country to coast … and making sure Melbourne doesn’t get all the literary fun.

Catriona Rowntree is Australia’s most travelled woman – but her most treasured source of wisdom lies close to home. In the sweetly inspirational A Grandmother’s Wisdom, she shares her Nan’s homespun wisdom, based on the experiences of a lifetime.

Catriona will be in conversation with broadcaster Fiona Parker.


Fiona Parker

Before becoming Mornings presenter, Fiona Parker hosted Breakfast for five years at 594 ABC Western Victoria. She specialised in arts and entertainment journalism in both commercial and community radio, as well as working as a producer at 774 ABC Melbourne and at ABC Goulburn Murray in Wodonga. Fion... Read more

Catriona Rowntree

As ‘Australia’s most travelled woman’, Catriona Rowntree earned this title after more than 16 years at the helm of Australia’s favourite travel show, Getaway, on Channel 9. Catriona began her television career on Wonder World!, and has worked on radio, television and print since. In addition... Read more


Bendigo Bank Theatre, The Capital, Bendigo

50 View Street Bendigo Victoria 3550

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