Meet the Author - Ray Kerkhove



Please join us at Lady Marmalade Cafe & Bar on Thursday April 29th at 6.30pm when Brisbane author & academic Dr Ray Kerhove  will be talking about his books, Aboriginal Campsites of Greater Brisbane and The Battle of One Tree Hill.

Tickets are $10pp which includes a drink on arrival and can be purchased by phoning Books@Stones on 3394 4949.

This is a 6pm for 6.30pm start. Please allow time to check in using the QR reader.

Due to Covid restrictions, numbers are limited and bookings are essential. 


Dr Ray Kerkhove is a senior professional historian and cultural researcher, currently a visiting Fellow at Griffith University, often called upon to give public talks at seminars and colleges. He specializes in the early history and material culture of Aboriginal South-east Queensland, including Aboriginal resistance wars and Brisbane’s Aboriginal history. He is an executive member of PHAQ and served on heritage and arts committees for the Sunshine Coast region.

Ray through the organisation he co-founded (ICP Aust Inc)  developed and project managed dozens of large scale Aboriginal projects across Queensland including regional events, language revival, publication of books, films, educational DVDs and art exhibitions. His organisation won the coveted National Trust Governor’s Gold Award for its achievements in promoting Aboriginal heritage.

Ray has been responsible for the Indigenous research behind DETE education kits, town Master Plans, and several Indigenous cultural revitalisation projects, including the nationally touring Gubbi Gubbi canoe reconstruction. His is currently providing historical research for the Museum of Brisbane, Toowoomba Bypass, Queen’s Wharf, Sunshine Coast Airport and several other initiatives.