Special Stories

At the Centre for Stories, we are true believers that everybody has a story to tell. Special Stories are stand-alone stories from within our community that deserve to be heard.

These are stories that have touched our hearts and ignited fire in our bellies.

"A few months ago I didn’t even know this place existed, let alone the history that lay within its walls and in its song; a history which I now feel has been near-forgotten or overlooked."
"And so, I had reached a bit of a crossroads after years of fighting this, after years of feeling emotionally distressed. And the crossroads was, continue down this path and do nothing, or speak out and fight back. Speak out, fight back and reclaim my name."
Dreaming Green: Envisioning a Sustainable Future Through Storytelling was a fundraiser event to raise money for EDOWA's crowdfunding campaign.
In Love and Its Many Faces, Joseph tells of growing up in Northbridge in the 80s, love and loss.
In the wake of the postal survey on same sex marriage in Australia, we were privileged to sit down with Ben and Eduardo. Their story reminds us why we support same sex marriage, who will be impacted by the result, and what it means to same sex couples to have the right to get married.
“I’d just got my life back. I’d just mentally got my head back on track. And then it was all taken away from me.”
Beyond Stigma was a storytelling evening in honour of R U OK? Day that featured stories about mental health. This evening would not have been possible without the funding and support of Ruah Community Services.
Tammy Bux is a strategist by day and storyteller by night. She is passionate about encouraging people to celebrate their challenges and triumphs through storytelling.
A black and white drawing of a Panopticon
Dec
3
The SFF (Science Fiction, Fantasy, Speculative Fiction) Collective is a group that meets regularly to discuss topics relating to SFF books and share book recommendations across the genre. Book Online
A black and white image of Oscar Wilde
Nov
12
The SFF Collective is a group that meets regularly to discuss topics relating to SFF books and share book recommendations across the genre.
An illustration of many people enjoying food at a table
Nov
28
Bread & Butter is a monthly dinner and storytelling event designed to make you think deeply about social issues. Book Online
Cartoon mosaic of the back of a group of people. The people are various shades of red, yellow and green.
Nov
20
Fem Book Club is an introduction to a diverse range of texts by women about women. Book Online
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