Directory of freelance editors

Editor: Beth Battrick AE

Accredited Editor 2014

BA (Honours) (English/Philosophy, ANU); MA (Linguistics, UNE)


  • Editing—Substantive editing, structural editing, copyediting, proofreading.
  • Other services—Plain language rewrites, writing, procedural documentation, technical editing.
  • Subject fields—Natural and social sciences, humanities, legislation, promotional material, and government and public sector administration.
  • Media—Academic monographs and articles; ebooks; web content; promotional material; procedural and training documentation; legislation; government and public sector documentation, circulars and newsletters.

Specific projects

Editor and proofreader for ANU Press (formerly ANU E Press): I work on academic monographs, collections, and journals from diverse disciplines. I’m also handy with the preparation of promotional material and procedural and technical documentation.

Previously, I edited for the Office of Parliamentary Counsel: editing Commonwealth legislation, training material, in-house guidelines and interdepartmental circulars. Early draft editor of Fitting the Bill: A history of Commonwealth Parliamentary drafting (2012).