Speakers Bank Podcast now Launched for 2018

Speakers Bank’s Podcast — “Our Voices, Our Views” has been launched at the VALID “Having Your Say” Conference at Deakin University, in Geelong Victoria on 07 February 2018. The hosts of this podcast are Storm Robbins, Nathan Slachter and Kathryn Tomkins. The video files of the podcasts will be available via YouTube and we aim […]

SPEAKERS BANK IS FOR KIDS TOO!

SPEAKERS BANK IS FOR KIDS TOO! We delivered our first “team speaking” gig, and also our first gig for little kids at the One Tree Children’s Services in Altona Meadows. We were challenged to design and conceptualise a presentation that would fit the understanding and interest of our young audience. We thought we did extremely […]

SPEAKERS BANK AT VOLUNTEER EXPO 2017

  Thank you Volunteer West for inviting us to participate at the recent Volunteer Expo held at the Sam Merrifield Library in Moonee Valley. It was such a wonderful afternoon interacting with expo attendees and potential volunteers. We were too busy talking to people we forgot to take some photos, but here are some that […]

SPEAKERS BANK AT MELBOURNE SENIORS EXPO 2017

SPEAKERS BANK AT MELBOURNE SENIORS EXPO 2017 We attended another Expo this year, the Melbourne Seniors Expo held at the Melbourne Town Hall. It was a good experience getting toknow this sector and what we could potentially do to work with older people.  

SPEAKERS BANK JOINS TWO FEET PROGRAM

(Enterprise Incubator Program of the Difference Incubator (TDI)   What a privilege to be a part of the Melbourne cohort for Two Feet this year. Six (6) months of conceptualising, testing, receiving mentorship, learning, and interacting with other start-up enterprises resulted in a business model canvass that could potentially assist in transitioning Speakers Bank into […]

STORY TELLING WORKSHOP FOR SENIORS HELD

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  (www.speakersbank.org.au).  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 (www.peterdhu.com.au) to facilitate and deliver […]