Changing Lives, Changing Times


Dulcie Stone draws on international research and lively case studies from her experience as a leader in the field over many decades to show the powerful effect of creativity in enriching the lives of disabled and troubled adults and children. Dulcie has written ten fiction titles, and Changing Lives, Changing Times is her ninth non-fiction title. The book is available free of all charges (including postage) from the Australian Institute on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities or Dulcie Stone.


April Meeting 29 April 2016

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The April meeting will be held on Friday, 29 April, 11 am at Ross House, 247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne. Award winning writer Mary Jones will deliver a presentation on the short story. Please enjoy a selection of photos from previous meetings – click on the first of Meryl Tobin’s photos to begin the slide show.


Vale Alice Landau

Meryl Tobin with Alice Landau and Alice's cousin Veronica. Photo by Hartley Tobin 2009.

Members of The Society of Women Writers Victoria were greatly saddened to read of Alice Landau’s passing. A Committee member for some years, she was our Assistant Treasurer and our Hostess who sat at the door with her ever-welcoming smile. All members who knew her loved her. Read the full tribute: Vale Alice Landau

Start slide show by clicking on first photo below. Photographs, Hartley Tobin, 2009.

November Meeting: The Christmas Party


Friday, 27 November, 2015, SWWV Meeting 11 am – 3 pm  The Christmas Party will be preceded by the reading and judging of the Annual Short, Short Story Competition (2 x A4 page limit) on the theme ‘The Christmas Pudding’.
A brief general meeting will take place at 11 am. Hayden Raysmith Room, 4th Floor, Ross House. 247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne. Please bring a plate to share.