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Launceston, Tasmania




Books and Editing

2023 -- Author and publisher of Doing Time, Stories of Convict Clock and Watchmakers in Van Diemen's Land

2022 -- Author and editor of Marvels of the Cataract, Duck Reach and Launceston's Electric Light

2021 -- Writer and editor of Holyman's of Bass Strait

2020 -- Contributing writer Launceston and its environs: a Sound History

2018 -- Author of Home of Peace, The Eskleigh Story (published by the Eskleigh Foundation)

2018 -- Contributing writer The Kaleidoscope of Launceston: Shedding More Light On The Fabric.  

2017 -- Contributing writer Scotch College Preparatory School, St George's  Square,1937-1960

2017 -- History of Sailing in Launceston Tasmania 1837 to 2017 (published by C. Gus Green OAM)

2017 -- Author of A Woman of Charity (published by the WD Booth CharitableTrust)

2016 -- Contributing writer The Fabric of Launceston: A Collaborative Community History 

2016 -- Author of Duck Reach and Launceston's Electric Light (published by C. Gus Green OAM)

2014 -- Author of William Gow's Anzac Diary (published byLaunceston Legacy)

2013 -- Contributing writer Launceston General Hospital: Celebrating 150 Years of Caring

2011 – Author of His Own Man, the Story of Cecil Burgess (self-published family history)

2009 – Author of The Outcome of Enterprise: Launceston's Waverley Woollen Mills (published by Friends of the Launceston Library)

2009 – Co-Author with Robert Matthews of Cruel Wind: A Tasmanian story of the disastrous 1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race (Foot and Playsted)

2008 – Author 20 Years of the Australian Three Peaks Race (published by the Australian Three Peaks organising committee)

2007 – Edited One Man's Journey, the story of Ken Gourlay's solo, non-stop circumnavigation of the world (published by Ken Gourlay)

2000 – Edited Buying and Selling Real Estate in Australia (Michael Dean Publishing)

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2010 - present

2010 - present

2016 - Current: Freelance author and editor.

2014 - 2016: Media and Electorate Officer for Federal MP.

2006 – 2014: Associate Editor and inaugural Online Editor, The Examiner Newspaper.

2006 – 2004: Tasmanian Circulation Manager, Rural Press.

2004 – 2002: Newspaper Sales Manager, The Examiner Newspaper.

2001 - Managing Editor of Independent Publishers Tasmania.

2001 – 1999: Promotions and Internet Services Manager, The Examiner Newspaper.

1999 – 1997: Editorial and Internet Services Manager, and deputy editor, The Examiner Newspaper.

1997 – 1994: Day News Editor, and deputy editor, The Examiner Newspaper.

1992 - 1994: Chief of Staff, The Examiner Newspaper.


Rowella Area School

West Launceston Primary School

Scotch College, Launceston

1998: System Management and Trainer Course, Cybergraphics newspaper production systems.

1995: Monash Mt Eliza Business School, Manager Development Program 

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