Directory of freelance editors

Editor: Denise Holden AE

Central Writing & Editing Services
Accredited Editor 2011

Bachelor of Commerce (Statistics), Grad Cert Editing & Publishing, Master of Arts (Writing)


  • Editing—Structural editing, copyediting, proofreading, technical editing, tables and graphs; specialist in editing scientific and technical documents for plain English
  • Other services—Corporate communication specialist. Also technical, scientific, accounting and medical
  • Subject fields—Technical writing and editing; rewriting in plain English; layout, design and formatting, indexing, creating style guides
  • Media—Academic theses, Policies and procedures, issues papers, annual reports, research reports, conference proceedings, training materials, manuals, newsletters, theses, tenders, proposals, presentations, websites

Specific projects

Writing and editing projects include documents in plain English for the general public as well as special government and industry groups. Some recent examples:

  • Reports for the City of Sydney including Housing Issues Paper, Cultural Policy and Action Plan, Live Music and Performance Action Plan, Community Garden Guidelines (editing, rewriting, proofreading)
  • Brain & Mind Research Institute Annual Report for the University of Sydney (editing and proofreading)
  • University of Sydney COGNO Cooperative Trials Group for Neuro-oncology: Abstracts for 2016 conference program (indexing and formatting for publication)
  • Screen Australia Drama Report 2013/14 (editing and proofreading); new website 2016 (proofreading); research reports, festival reports and programs (editing)
  • Writing and editing projects for Australia Council for the Arts—Service Organisations Scan Research Report (analysis and writing), Disability Action Plan (editing), case studies (writing)
  • Safety Management Systems—series of booklets for the Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand (editing and rewriting)
  • Capability Risk Profiles—series of reports for the Royal Australian Navy (editing)

Corporate Communication Specialist