Editor: Maree Petersen AE

Petersen Ink

Email: maree@petersenink.com.au
Website: http://www.petersenink.com.au/
Accredited Editor 2014


Plain English editing, copy editing, proofreading, substantive editing
Public sector writing and plain English, writing and editing training, project management, authoring support services and writing services.

Subject matter experience

Public sector, tendering, defence, health, intelligence, policing, finance, engineering and procurement.

Genre and platform

Printed publications: manuals, policy, reports, doctrine, instructions, work procedures, handbooks and tenders

Specific projects


  • Operational health support
  • Joint personnel recovery
  • Airborne operations
  • Airborne operations procedures
  • Investigations
  • Combat health support
  • ADF range orders
  • Intelligence staff functions
  • Intelligence procedures
  • Military police tactics, techniques and procedures
  • Close personal protection
  • Engineer intelligence
  • Intelligence support element
  • Financial management support
  • Non-public money accounting
  • Military police
  • Battle damage assessment
  • Personnel support
  • Military anaesthesia
  • Military transfusion
  • Health materiel management
  • Health workforce governance
  • health workforce coordination.


  •  Amphibious deployment training study

Major tenders

  • DMOSS panel
  • Treasury learning workshop panel
  • Garrison support services for ACT/Southern NSW
  • Garrison support services for North QLD
  • Garrison support services for South QLD
  • SOPVET panel
  • Defence Housing Authority Weston Creek Project
  • Queensland Health capital works project
  • Point Wilson Waterside infrastructure remediation
  • HMAS Stirling redevelopment

Handbooks, work procedures and instructions

  • Instruction on the control of therapeutic substances
  • Introduction to Defence health
  • RAAF standing instructions for Globemaster aircraft
  • RAAF Standing Instructions for King Air 350 Aircraft

Legislative instruments

  • Defence Force Amendment Regulation

Training – developed and delivered

  • Writing skills training for graduates
  • Writing for Government I—correspondence
  • Writing for Government II—briefs
  • Writing for Government III—reports
  • Writing for Government IV—refining
  • PSPGOV513A—Refine documents for FaCSHIA, CASA and ACT Auditor-General’s Office
  • Writing module for Diploma of Intelligence
  • Writing module for the Certificate IV in Security Management
  • Conduct of meetings course—indigenous graduates for the Australian Public Sector Commission


Graduate Certificate of Accounting; Bachelor of Business; Diploma of Editing, Proofreading and Publishing; Diploma of Policy Writing; Diploma of Project Management; Certificate IV Training and Assessment; Certificate IV Government (Procurement); Graduate Certificate of Linguistics