Our Tour Leaders

All of our tours are led by academics and experts in their field who will share their passion and knowledge with you in lectures, talks and throughout the tour. Click on their profile to find out more about them.

Anne Maria Nicholson

Anne Maria Nicholson is a journalist and author who has worked for many of Australia’s major media organisations, as well as internationally. For 20 years, Anne Maria was a news and current affairs journalist at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, specialising in the arts for TV News and ABC-24 and also reporting for Foreign Correspondent, Lateline and 730.

Anne Maria has been the recipient of a Getty Fellowship for arts journalism. She is a novelist whose works explore volcanoes and archaeology, including Weeping Waters, set in the World Heritage volcanic plateau in New Zealand where she spent her teenage years, and Pliny’s Warning, set in Pompeii and Naples.