bendigo writers
festival 2017

On Track: Robyn Davidson and Raimond Gaita in Maryborough

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Friday August 12


Maryborough Railway Station Sunday April 2, 2pm

One of Central Victoria’s loveliest buildings, Maryborough Railway Station is the superb venue for On Track, a series of lively conversations with writers.

In the elegant Gallery space of the restored Railway Café, this Bendigo Writers Festival “On Track” event features two of Australia’s most admired memoir writers and social commentators, Robyn Davidson and Raimond Gaita.

Robyn Davidson is a writer and traveller, the author of Tracks, about her 1700 kilometre solo walk across the desert. Philosopher Raimond Gaita is author of Romulus, My Father, about his childhood in Central Victoria.

Before and after the conversation, there will be excellent regional wine and delectable food available, with local producers and providores in attendance, and books will be on sale for author signings.

On Track is a Bendigo Writers Festival Bookmark event presented in collaboration with the Railway Café, Central Goldfields shire and The Capital, with assistance from Creative Victoria.

Tickets: $12, $10 concession available from Gotix (, box office (03) 5434 6100, in person at The Capital, 50 View Street Bendigo or Central Goldfields Visitor Information Centre, 91 Nolan St, Maryborough

Bendigo Coachlines will run a bus from The Capital, 50 View Street, Bendigo, to Maryborough Railway Station, departing 12.45pm , returning by 5pm, tickets $20 return, purchase from driver on the day.

Inquiries Anne Henshall (03) 5434 6007 or email

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