Speaking

 

Gary Presland is a highly experienced public speaker and lecturer of more than 35 years’ standing, and a regular participant in community/Council-based workshops and forums. He is available to speak on a range of subjects, including Victorian Aboriginal history, natural history in the Melbourne area,  and the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria.

 

Gary’s forthcoming public engagements include:

30 May 2022: Boroondara Library Service, Reconciliation Week talk: ‘The Wurundjeri of pre-European Boroondara’. 

14 June 2022: Brighton Library Service, Reconciliation Week talk: ‘The Nguruk willam of pre-European Brighton’. 2pm. 

26 June 2022: Hawthorn Historical Society talk: ‘A brief history of Kooyong koot’.  2pm – Hawthorn Community Precinct, 584 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn. 

4 July 2022: Monash Library, Wheelers Hill, Family History Group talk: ‘Using Victoria Police records in family history research’.

21 September 2022: Friends of South Surrey Park talk: ‘The Yalukit willam of pre-European St Kilda’. 

October (date TBA) Friends of St Kilda Cemetery AGM talk: ‘The Yalukit willam of pre-European St Kilda’. 

 


Recent presentations

3 January 2022: Hawthorn U3A Summer School Talk: ‘In the land of the Kulin: pre-European Aboriginal culture in the Camberwell area’.