Stories of Influence

‘Stories of influence fosters storytelling in multiple forms, weaving over three days and two nights into an overall message of country and community whose aim might be as large or as small as asking us to create new ways of being as Australians’.

Stories of Influence, 2021
18 May 21
Stories of Influence 2021 – Participation

Stories is about our lake and we are delighted that people travelled from Mallacoota, Bruthen, Clifton Creek, Phillip Island and Melbourne to be part of this gathering that shared different yet equally influential stories. When we make the space people bring their stories and...

23 Apr 21
Stories of Influence 2021 – Presenters

Stories of Influence 2021 involved some new faces and some familiar. Neil Murray and Todd Cook sang stories we relate to giving us hope. Jan Wositzky entertained and expanded our hearts, Don Ashby shared the power of art in all times, especially in this time, Chris Flynn used...

21 Apr 21
International Women’s Day 2021 – Stories of Influence

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. In 2021, this day happened to fall on the first day of...

Stories of Influence, Past Years
October 4, 2019


Stories of influence @ Lake Tyers Beach Hall October 18th – 20th, 2019 Offers seemingly diverse stories from writers, storytellers and artists. Come along and find your own connections with these stories that fill in gaps in our public knowing. Cal Flyn – talks to us via zoom from her home in Orkney sharing her […]

Stories of Influence 2019
July 20, 2019

Stories of the lake in Scottish Poetry Library collection

Stories of influence @ Lake Tyers Beach is now one of Melbourne City of Literature’s regional presenters.  David Ryding the manager generously provided introductions to literary events in Edinburgh also a City of Literature.   Visited Scottish Poetry Library in Edinburgh today to contribute our collection of poems and stories of Lake Tyers and […]

Stories of Influence 2019