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Campfire for a Woman's Heart Book Launch

Set around a campfire in the postcard landscape of Gold Coast hinterland, enjoy an evening picnic, live music and storytelling by exceptional, inspirational people.

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Campfire for a Woman's Heart Book Launch
Campfire for a Woman's Heart Book Launch

Time & Location

30 Apr 2023, 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

87 Peachey Rd, Ormeau QLD 4208, Australia


About the Event

Set in the postcard landscape of the Gold Coast Hinterland, this is a special evening around a campfire with live music by the highly acclaimed Mike Wade, and storytelling by some of the inspirational storytellers featured in Campfire for a Woman's Heart. 

All profit from ticket proceeds will be donated to the Orangutan Foundation International Australia, to support and protect critically endangered orangutans.

BYO Picnic food, drinks and picnic rug or chairs. 

Tickets are limited. Please book before April 26. 

Books will be available for purchase for $30.00.

About the Book

What does a mother from war-torn Ukraine, a survivor of the Port Arthur massacre and a former First Lady of Timor Leste have in common?

Resilience and relentless determination to rise despite devastation and challenges.

Sitting around a metaphoric campfire, women share how they have overcome their worst nightmares – the tragic loss of their children, the coalface of war, Taliban terror, homelessness, violence, illegal imprisonment, disease, divorce, injuries, and more.

While most storytellers are unknown heroes of their personal journeys, others are well-known champions of resilience, including Dr Lucy Hone who opens the book with a foreword, Margaret Cunneen SC, Liesl Tesch AM MP, Dr Kay Danes OAM, Dr Kirsty Sword Gusmao AM and Kobe Steel AM.

Campfire for a Women’s Heart is the second book in the inspirational Campfire for the Heart series.

The stories stretch your perception of resilience, restore your pride in humanity and illuminate pathways to happiness for us all.

Author’s Bio

Natalie believes that hardships are an inevitable and essential part of life experience that shape our character and enrich our lives. How we handle our hardships is a choice. After surviving her own personal challenges of droughts, divorce and disease, Natalie eventually woke up to the importance of resilience for our mind and body. She subsequently resigned from her job as CEO of the Jane Goodall Institute Australia, and dived into the world of wellness. Natalie is on a mission to make happier, resilient people.


‘By reading these incredible stories, you can learn how these gutsy women got back on their feet. They found a way. You can too.’ Lisa Curry AO

‘… deeply moving stories … of strength, courage, resilience, and hope…’ Dr Miriam-Rose Ungunmerr-Baumann AM, 2021 Senior Australian of the Year

‘It is my ongoing personal experience that courage is contagious - and that through the fearless and simple sharing of our own truths that we can collectively create hope and change for others around us.’ Shanna Whan – Founder of Sober in the Country, 2022 Australian Local Hero of the Year, & Marie Claire's Women of the Year Advocate of the Year, 2022.

‘Courageous and inspiring. Raw, real, and honest. The women who bravely share their stories do so with one mission in mind – to help others transform their adversities into flames of strength.

Jas Rawlinson - Best-Selling Author, Speaker & Award-Winning Book Coach

‘… a truly inspiring series of stories...’ Hadleigh Fischer, Founder of Resilience Agenda & Co-founder of Mental Fitness Hub


  • Adult Tickets

    Enjoy live music, complimentary drinks and "campfire canapes".

    From $15.00 to $30.00
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      +$0.75 service fee
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      +$0.38 service fee



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