Meet the

Authors & Presenters

Christina Fernandes

Christina Fernandes is a Senior Lecturer in Social Work at Curtin University. Christina has worked in the areas of family and domestic violence, consumer involvement in health and refugee health and settlement. Her research interests directly relate to people’s lived experience, which involves working collaboratively with consumers and industry to work towards practice and policy change. Christina loves the work she does as the Course Coordinator of the Bachelor of Social Work and when she is not at work, she enjoys running with her dog Billie, going to the gym, cooking and baking and hanging out with her two boys.

Voyager Writers Room

Dangerous Ideas about Mothers

Sunday | 5 May | 11am

Mothers are a topic on which almost everybody has an opinion. Now those opinions are funneled into and amplified on social media, where conversations turn ugly and advice is commercialised. Join co-editor Rachel Robertson and contributor Christina Fernandes as they talk about Dangerous Ideas about Mothers.

Presented by: Nicole Sinclair  |  Sponsored by: Doral Mineral Sands

Ticket: $10 or included in Festival Pass



Christina Fernandes


Dangerous Ideas About Mothers

Writers Room
Sunday | 5 May | 11am