True crime fan? Crime Writers Panel: 17 October PM, Darebin.

Catch the tram to High Street, Northcote for a taste of Melbourne’s true north.

Crime writers Aoife Clifford, Cath Ferla and Christian White tell all about how to write a crime novel.

Events details and registration here

Writers + Rights for the silver screen 13 October Yarraville

Would-be screen writers praise be! You have found your tribe.

Suzanne Derry, Senior Solicitor at the Arts Law Centre of Australi,  presents writers and rights, who owns what, how and why.

Head to Melbourne’s trendy west on the bus or rail to Yarraville/Footscray.

Tickets here

But wait! There’s more!


For writers with a specific legal query, Suzanne is offering FREE one-to-one clinics. Areas of the law she covers include but aren’t limited to:

  • Copyright and Moral Rights
  • Confidentiality
  • Insurance and Liability
  • Trademarks
  • Business names and structures

Clinics are 30 minutes long, and bookings are essential.

Available times are:

2:00 – 2:30pm

2:30 – 3:00pm

3:00 – 3:30pm

3:30 – 4:00pm

4:30 – 5:00pm

Please email with your contact details, preferred appointment time and short description of your legal query.


The use or misuse of criminal profiling evidence in criminal trials – the real deal

Ooh. Interesting! For the True Crime buffs this is a must.

Profilers have been portrayed in popular culture as possessing an ultimate, and often elusive, investigative ability to solve crimes that otherwise escape traditional techniques of investigation. What happens, however, when criminal profiling is used in a criminal trial?

Register here

Word of warning:  it’s at La Trobe University Moot Court in Bundoora, so pack your toothbrush!