Christine Erratt has had a keen interest in Australian silverware since the 1970s. She joined the Silver Society of Australia in the 1990s and has been a regular contributor to the Silver Society’s newsletters and journals. Christine has written many articles for other magazines and publications, and the introductory catalogue essay for a contemporary Australian silver exhibition in 2008. She has toured Australia lecturing on the subject of Australian silverware during the era of her interest as well as on Australian Women Silversmiths. She is also a long standing member of the Australiana Society and the National Trust of Australia.
In 2012 she was awarded the Peter Walker Fine Arts Writing Award for her study of Ceremonial Maces of Australian Universities, published in Australiana, the research magazine of the Australiana Society.