Most recent clients

Plain English writing and editing
Qualitative research and communication planning
Facilitating workshops; Engaging with audiences
Training for groups and individuals

Plain English writing and editing

  • Queensland Fire and Emergency Services  – writing internal policy documents
  • Queensland College of Teachers – writing and editing policy guidelines and public information sheets
  • Building Queensland – structural editing of the Business Case Framework documents
  • Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships – editing the Annual Report
  • Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN – writing a regional planning document
  • P&Cs Queensland – structural editing of the P&Cs Guide
  • Wide Bay HHS – writing a strategic plan
  • Project 4 Change – writing promotional materials
  • Queensland Inspector-General Emergency Management – editing the Review of the Effectiveness of the State Disaster Management Plan and its Implementation
  • Yatdjuligin Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nursing and Midwifery Care in Australia’ – copy editing of authors’ contributions for an undergraduate-level nursing textbook edited by Bronwyn Fredericks and Odette Best, and published by Cambridge University Press (this book was awarded Best Tertiary (Wholly Australian) Teaching and Learning Resource by the Australian Publishers Association Educational Publishing Awards 2015)
  • ‘Our stories: Innovation Fund and Local System Reform Projects 2016’ – a series of articles profiling the work of North Brisbane Partners in Recovery, published in print and online (available here)
  • PhD candidates at Queensland University of Technology and The University of Queensland – thesis editing
  • Individual academic staff at Queensland University of Technology, Australian Catholic University, and Central Queensland University – copy editing of academic research papers prior to publication

 

Qualitative research and communication planning

  • Griffith University / RBWH – facilitating and analysing the qualitative component of the AusHSI-funded research project Implementing Economic Modelling to Improve Service Planning

 

Facilitating workshops; Engaging with audiences

  • Digital Media Research Centre – planning and facilitating the event Researching Solutions for Digital Ability in Australian Communities
  • Diabetes Australia – facilitating a one-day planning session for Diabetes Australia and its state-based organisations as part of the shift to national consistency under the NDSS
  • Saliva Translational Research Group, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation – facilitating a conference think tank

 

Training for groups and individuals

  • Queensland State Archives – a series of one-day workshops about workplace writing
  • Queensland Rail – workshops about workplace writing for staff in the Environment Team (2016, 12-hour program) and staff in WHS Strategy (2017, 16-hour program)
  • Department of Environment and Heritage Protection a series of 1-day and 2-day workshops about workplace writing, delivered to staff throughout Queensland (2013-2017)
  • Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing – a series of 1-day and 2-day workshops about workplace writing, delivered to staff throughout Queensland (2014-2017)
  • Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing – a one-day, advanced program for staff interested in further developing their writing and editing skills
  • Greater Graduate Program (Queensland Government) a 1-day workshop about workplace writing (annually since 2014)
  • Queensland Business Writers’ Conference 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016 (organised by Lexi Communications) – presented various sessions about workplace writing (including document structure, reader focus, simplifying sentences, and moving beyond the first draft)
  • Central Queensland University, Office of Indigenous Engagement – a 1-day workshop about workplace writing for professional staff
  • Queensland University of Technology, Science and Engineering Faculty a series of 6 x 2-hour workshops about workplace writing for professional staff
  • Department of Education, Training and Employment, Office for Early Childhood Education and Care a series of 1-day workshops about report writing for staff involved in the quality assessment of early childhood services throughout Queensland
  • Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning a series of 4 x 2-hour workshops about workplace writing for staff across the department
  • Queensland Health, Public Health Unit a series if 4 x 2-hour workplace writing workshops, plus a short workshop for senior managers