White Settlement, what really happened in your backyard?

August 26, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Join festival co-director Kevin Childs in conversation with leading historian Bain Attwood (The Good Country) as they discuss the impact of white settlement/invasion on Aboriginals in Central Victoria.


Bain Attwood



Bain Attwood is a leading scholar in the field of cross-cultural history. He is professor in the School of Historical Studies, Monash University, and adjunct professor in the Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, The Australian National University. He is the author of The Making of the Aborigines, Rights for Aborigines, Telling the Truth about Aboriginal History and Possession: Batman’s Treaty and the Matter of History.


Price: $10


The Festival Hub (Senior Citizens Hall)
76 Vincent street Daylesford,
Vic 3460 Australia


Words in Winter is an annual literary and arts festival held in August each year in the Hepburn Shire and surrounding districts.