Summary of Qualifications:

  • Professional editor and former tutor embarking on a career change
  • Graduated Masters of Information Technology specializing in Library and Information Services at QUT – July 2018.
  • Advanced proficiency in content creation and information technologies




2017           Disability and Good Life: Working with Disability     University of New South Wales, Sydney

  • 6 week course on disability and working with disabilities

2017           ALIA Futureproof Born Digital                                                                             Sydney Tafe

  • 3 week course on creating, preserving and maintaining digital objects

2016           Information Services Around the World                                             Charles Sturt University

  • Completed as a unit for the Masters of Information Technology through QUT cross-institutional learning

2016           Catching the Third Wave                                                                                    Sydney Tafe

  • ALIA Course on maintaining digital repositories

2015           Digital Trends Roundup                                                                                      Sydney Tafe

  • ALIA course on current digital trends

2015           Digital Forensics                                                                                Charles Sturt University

2014           Master of Information Technology                               Queensland University of Technology

  • Discipline specializations: Library and Information Services

2001           Bachelor of Arts                                                                                    University of Queensland

  • Majors: Literature and Writing
  • Additional study areas: Archaeology, Ancient History (Egypt and Ancient Western Asia), Ancient History (The Celts in the Classical World),


Employment History

2009-2011  Tutor                                                                                                Fruition Tuition, Clayfield

  • Tutored people in age range from pre-school to adult
  • Tutored in all humanities subjects, junior math and junior science.

2005-2009  Assistant Editor/Newsletter Editor                          Interactive Publications (IP), Carindale

  • Responsible for manuscripts from inception to the marketing and public relations
  • Content creation for online newsletter and main website:

2004           Judge for WriteSmall Competition                                               Brisbane Writers’ Festival

  • Judged a writing competition advertised in the Courier Mail in conjunction with the Brisbane Writers Festival

2004           Assistant Volunteer Coordinator                                                 Brisbane Writers’ Festival

  • Coordinated market research projects while concurrently maintaining secretarial duties including answering phones and filing documents
  • Led volunteers to successfully manage customer content at the Brisbane Writers’      Festival which attracted more than 20,000 visitors

2004           General Editor                                                                                                   UQ Vanguard

  • Ensured each issue was edited and completed on time for publication


Professional Membership – Library & Information Industry

2014-          Student Member                                                                                                              ALIA

2014-          Student Member                                                                        ALIA New Graduates Group


Professional Associations and Memberships

2013-2017  Secretary                                                                                     Toastmasters International

2012-          Member                                                                             111 Toastmasters Club, Brisbane




Technical Skills and Competencies

l MS Office l Adobe suite lApple Officel Camtasia l

l Learning & library management systems (incl. Moodle) l Useof social media

l iOS/OSX l Video production l Interest in the exploration of new technologies and tools




Available on request.