Curator Conversation

Jane Smith presents: Captain Starlight: The strange but true story of a bushranger, impostor and murderer

Wednesday 5 May at 2.00pm

Curator Conversation is a series of entertaining talks hosted by Queensland Museum Curator Jeff Powell.

When: Wednesday 5 May 2021, 2:00pm

Theme: Jane Smith will present: Captain Starlight: The strange but true story of a bushranger, impostor and murderer

Jane Smith shares stories of some ‘bad guys’ of Australia’s past. Discover the outrageous escapades of the little-known bushranger, serial impostor and murderer with a Toowoomba connection: the conman who called himself – amongst at least a dozen other aliases – ‘Captain Starlight’.  

Jane Smith is a Toowoomba librarian, author, freelance editor and former physiotherapist who enjoys researching and writing about history – fiction and non-fiction, for children and for adults.

Jane's book will be available for purchase at the event with a complimentary signing. 

This event is free with admission.

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Event Details

Dates
05 May 2021, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM