Several Story Telling Workshops for seniors were held this year. Thank you to Bong Fong Yong who facilitated the sessions for the Point Cook Chinese seniors, and for linking us with the Allanvale Nursing Home as well. Thank you to the management of Allanvale Nursing Home and the Wyndham Grange Retirement Village for hosting us […]

Welcome New Speakers To The Team!

WELCOME NEW SPEAKERS FOR 2017 A number of new speakers joined this year. Their stories are featured in our website  (  Please welcome Peter Waters, Lita Vickers and Dianne Ioannou. We sent Peter to CASEY FM 97.7 Community Radio for his first gig. He had a great interview with Rita Hartney (in Photo). Rita was […]

Speakers Bank hosts NDIS Workshop and Information Session for its Speakers

Speakers Bank organised an NDIS Workshop for its speakers recently to keep its members up- to – date with activities and preparations for the NDIS roll out. This was an opportunity for members to get a deeper understanding of the NDIS so they may answer more confidently if asked at an event they are speaking. […]

Public Speaking Training Workshops Held through Hobsons Bay Council Community Grant

Public Speaking Training Workshops Held through Hobsons Bay Council Community Grant We were able to deliver a 2-day public speaking workshop for people who live, work and play at Hobsons Bay Council area through the Hobsons Bay Council Community Grant. Part of this was bringing our industry trainer/partner Peter Dhu ( to facilitate and deliver […]

Speakers Bank to attend Social Enterprise World Forum 2017

Australian Social Enterprise Leaders Announced to Attend the Social Enterprise World Forum 2017 21 Jun 2017 63 Australian social enterprises have been announced as successful recipients of the Social Enterprise World Forum Australian Bursary Fund. Designed to provide assistance to support Australian social enterprise leaders attend the Social Enterprise World Forum in New Zealand later […]

Speakers Bank Promotional Video Now Showing At Federation Square

Speakers Bank is proud to announce that its promotional video is now live and being shown at Federations Square’s big screen. We sincerely thank Fed Square for supporting our initiatives and also wish to thank annecto Marketing and Communications Team for assisting in the video production as well as facilitating the screening schedule with Federation […]

First Batch of Speakers Complete Training with RMIT

  Ten members of Speakers Bank received their statement of attainments (SOA) certificates on December 14, 2016 following a 2-day training at RMIT and a mini-conference applying all learning from the 2-day training. The event was attended by the following: From RMIT – Victoria Carullo – Deputy Head VE School of Education, who delivered the welcome […]

Stories of Faith and Disability [Video 3]: Heather Boreham

This video is the third presentation at the recently concluded Exclusion and Embrace conference in Melbourne. Heather Boreham  talks about how her faith continues to lift her up in spite of the different challenges she faced in her life.