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MAGAZINES

Symmetry Magazine for Subaru Australia

From 2005 until 2011, I was associate publisher on Subaru Australia’s premier magazine ‘Symmetry’. On this title, I also was the chief client liasion, project manager and production manager, editing all pages.

Space Furniture’s magazine ‘more space’ was tipped onto ‘Vogue Living’ and one of my favourite magazines to publish. I worked on this account from its inception as associate publisher, manager and preparing it for press.

GRC is the official magazine for ACI, published by Mahlab Media. One of my 2013 proofreading projects on some fascinating material.


GRC is the official magazine for ACI, published by Mahlab Media. One of my 2013 proofreading projects on some fascinating material.

Lifestyle Pools + outdoor design magazine

I was publisher and editor for Lifestyle Pools + outdoor design magazine, Australia’s longest-standing premier outdoor design title.

The Who’s Who Magazine
A FST Media product, I copyedited this compelling magazine focusing on the captains of industry in Asia. I also edit their Roundtable products.

I created all the copy for the premier Nuance Duty Free Catalogue.

I created all the copy for the premier Nuance Duty Free Catalogue.


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Project Manager is produced by Mahlab Media for the Australian Institute of Project Management. For this publication, I wrote the profiles shown here and subedited the magazine


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Myer catalogue work

I was the project manager, client liasion, production manager and subeditor on Myer’s Summer Children’s Catalogue.

 I was publisher for this issue of Dymocks ‘Booklover’ magazine.

A sample of one of the many feature articles I wrote for ‘SmartHouse’ Magazine.

Another feature segment.

From a feature I wrote on Poggenpohl kitchens.

I managed ‘First’ magazine for Fitness First, ensuring high production standards were met each issue.

Fitness First’s magazine ‘First’ had flip content for men and women. It was distributed to newsagents and Fitness First centres with a high print run

Designed to convey the rich historical tapestry of Wyong and its dairy days for the primary schoolchildren of Wyong. I was the managing editor and publisher on this booklet.

I was publisher on ‘CA Charter’ for the Institute of Chartered Accounts Australia, ensuring the publication  meet stringent client requirements.

I was editor and managing editor on this magazine produced for Fujitsu by Text Media.

‘Communiqué’ was my first foray into the exciting world of custom publishing. I began as the chief subeditor and production manager. Later I took on the role of editor.

I produced ‘Glow’ magazine for Golden Glow Natural Health Products, another brilliant title to work on. With a 225,000 printrun, it was distributed to its loyal customer base.

I was responsible for and managed the brand extensions, diaries and calendars, for ‘delicious.’ magazine; ABC ‘Gardening Australia’ magazine; ‘CountryStyle’ magazine; and ‘Inside Out’ magazine.

I managed this title for the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA).

I was the publisher on this magazine, Your Health Matters, for the Health Insurance Commission (HIC) with a printrun of 250,000.

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I stepped in as acting editor for the Real Estate Institute New South Wales for their March 2013 issue of REINSW Journal.

A SELECTION OF BOOKS I EDITED

The Tyler Fishlock story is a moving account of a toddler’s battle to live and survive a cancer cruelly consigning him to a life without sight. One of the most inspirational books I’ve had the honour of editing.

World-renowned chef Kurma’s biographical account of his time with his spiritual teacher in Australia

Another best-selling cookbook by famous KURMA

KURMA’s first vegetarian cookbook met with a huge amount of success. Kurma is famous for his SBS TV cooking series ‘Cooking with Kurma’.

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I edited this great new book on the art and science of FOOD YOGA by Priya, the food yogi. http://foodyogi.org

A fun book to edit. Paul Rodney Turner explains how to become a champion in billiards and in life. http://billiardstraining.com

Down-to-Earth Strategic Planning

Editor for one of the books for Australian Institute of Management. Prentice Hall commissioned me to edit this title.

A technical book by Sestitto & Dillon. Prentice Hall commissioned me to edit this title.


The year 2012 has been declared by the United Nations as the International Year of Co-operatives. This commemorative, hard-cover 146-page book, showcases the breadth of co-operatives. Co-operatives represent a business model founded on Australian traditions of mateship and demonstrate that commercial success can co-exist with social purpose. I edited this title for Focus Publishing as managing editor and editor in 2012.

Commemorating Alsco Australia's 50th anniversary, I was editor of this book for Focus Publishing.

Commemorating Alsco Australia’s 50th anniversary, I was editor of this book for Focus Publishing.

Carbon, Cost and Continuity of Supply
In its sixth year, Powering Australia focuses on the continuing complexity of the nation’s electricity markets. Written by industry expert Keith Orchison for Focus Publishing, I edited this book in my capacity as managing editor and editor in 2012. (www.focus.com.au)

Australia & Indonesia
Enduring Friendship, strategic partners
By Jim Gleeson
An initiative of the Australia Indonesia Business Council, this high print production, hard cover book traces the history of the partnership between Australia and its closest neighbour – Indonesia – and examines the various spheres of engagement between the two countries: political, cultural, commercial and humanitarian.
A book authored by Jim Gleeson, which I edited for Focus Publishing in my capacity as managing editor/editor in 2012.

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I edited this celebratory book produced for QantasLink by Focus Publishing, printed in March 2103. Authored by Malcolm Knox.

 

 

 

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Hot off the press. One of the books I've recently edited is Johanna Baker-Dowdell's 'Business & baby on board'. A helpful how-to guide on running a small business and juggling the demands of motherhood.

Hot off the press. One of the books I’ve recently edited is Johanna Baker-Dowdell’s ‘Business & baby on board’. A helpful how-to guide on running a small business and juggling the demands of motherhood.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Expatland, written by international tax expert John Marcarian, is a must read for anyone thinking of heading overseas to work. I edited and assisted with the production of this informative book.

‘Expatland’, written by international tax expert John Marcarian, is a must read for anyone thinking of heading overseas to work. I edited and also was a consultant on the production and printing of this informative book.

I edited this fascinating book by Madri devi dasi called Witness to a Temple, a 380-page plus detailed history of the making of temple in Auckland New Zealand.

I edited this fascinating book by Madri devi dasi called ‘Witness to a Temple’, a 380-page plus detailed history of the creation of a magnificent temple in Auckland, New Zealand, despite all odds.

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SAMPLES OF MY COPYWRITING

Examples of my copywriting for one of Australia’s leading publishing houses, Bauer Media Group, formerly ACP, for one of their prestigious clients Harvey Norman.
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Some copywriting for a Harvey Norman advertorial focused on products for the male demographic.
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Two articles I wrote for the AussiePay newsletter: Lessons for Loyalty and Bullying in
the Workplace.
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