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Men’s Event | Life lessons learnt by an ex-prisoner

6 November 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Arthur Bolkas is a criminologist and writer who was raised on welfare in a Greek migrant family. He had been a successful athlete, school captain, and dux of his final year. But partway through an Arts/Law degree, his life spiralled out of control. Addicted to drugs and desperate for money, he was involved in a series of armed robberies and landed in prison. At the four-year mark of his sentence, lost and suicidal, a miraculous discovery changed Arthur’s life.

Since his release from prison, Arthur has driven taxis, run men’s groups, worked with at-risk youth and prisoners, pastored a church, spoken internationally, and featured in the general media. However, his life has not been easy. He feels strong but vulnerable; broken, but healing; grateful to be alive. He lives one day at a time and strives for balance in his life.


  • Date: Sunday 6th November 2022
  • Time: 6.00pm – 9.00pm
  • Where: 446 Centre Road, Berwick, room 1
  • Age: 16+
  • Cost: $10
  • Included: BBQ, drink & roaring fire


For more details, please email [email protected] or phone (03) 9702 1011




6 November 2022
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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446 Centre Road
Berwick, Victoria 3806 Australia
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(03) 9702 1011