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Editor: Louise Oliver


Bachelor of Arts in Professional Writing (Journalism), professional development courses


  • Editing—Electronic, hard copy, substantive and copy editing, proofreading, writing, rewriting, manuscript assessment, advice on style and presentation, adapting material for a specific audience
  • Other services—Research, feature articles
  • Subject fields—Social sciences, humanities, health, legal, political, transport
  • Media—Australian Public Service editing and publications work

Specific projects

Wrote and edited content
for the Australian Bureau of Statistics stand at the International Statistical
Institute biennial conference (2005); Pilates Canberra website (2005); several
publications for the Bureau of Transport and Regional Economics and the
Department of Transport and Regional Services – for example, The economic
cost of health effects from transport emissions in Australia
(2004); AusLink
White Pape
r (2004); publications for the Department of Communications,
Information Technology and the Arts – for example, Community connectivity case
studies (2004); a major telecommunications report (2004); reCollections
published jointly by the department and the Australian Heritage Commission
(1999); Doctor of Philosophy thesis for Griffith University candidate (2003);
material for Melbourne University’s agriforestry website; various Australian
Taxation Office publications – for example, GST industry information booklets; TaxPack
99 for retirees
; TaxPack 99 referred publications.

My strength is my ability to turn complex text into plain English accessible to a wide audience. I’m friendly and reliable, produce a quality product at reasonable cost and look forward to helping you achieve your publishing goals.