Project profile: thought leadership article for global engineering consultancy

Client: GHD Location: collaboration between Perth (content writing), Melbourne (project management) and Brisbane (ecologist / environmental scientist / project lead / thought leader) The brief: Melbourne-based communications manager from global engineering consultancy GHD contacted me about writing a thought leaderhip article about the company’s marine engineering work for a Port of Townsville project. The process: […]

Weekend Notes: Sammy J

So, in between my client work, I’m still making time to write my arts and culture content when I can. A couple of weeks ago, when I was in sunny Queensland, Weekend Notes put the call-out for writers to interview some artists / comedians appearing in the then-upcoming-now-cancelled Melbourne International Comedy Festival. I put my […]

Business Chicks International Women’s Day Breakfast: Amna Karra-Hassan, Rabia Siddique, Susan Alberti

In the lead-up to International Women’s Day (IWD), I attended Business Chicks‘ International Women’s Day breakfast at Crown Towers, Perth. Despite the annual “why do we need IWD?” (more than ever!) and “what about International Men’s Day?” (19 November) resistance, I’ve been celebrating the sisterhood for as long as I can remember. Yep, I was that […]

6 common writing mistakes – and quick tips to kick the habit!

So spelling and grammar can be tricky. And we often form and perpetuate habits rather than thinking through what we’re saying or writing. Here’s six (speaking and) writing mistakes I see alllllll the time. And, if you find yourself doing them, here’s some simple reminders to help you kick those pesky habits – and improve […]