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Event Presentations


132nd Royal South Street Society Speech and Drama Eisteddfod, Anglican Diocese, Ballarat, 2-4 August

  • Chair & Master of Ceremonies


Ballarat Heritage Festival, Ballarat Mechanics Institute, 3 May.

  • 'What was going to the theatre like in 1850s Ballarat?'


'Talking History@Eureka', Eureka Centre, Ballarat East, 3 Sep.

  • 'Popular Theatrical Entertainment, Eureka, 1854'


In-house training morning, hosted by the Old Treasury Building, Melbourne, 17 Sep.

  • 'Arts & Cultural Places & Events in Ballarat' - Presented to guides and volunteers. 

'Gold Rush, 20 Objects, 20 Stories', hosted by the Old Treasury Building, Melbourne, 13 Sep.

  • 'Pistol from the Eureka Lead, Ballarat' - Presented to the public.

'City, Space and Spectacle in 19th Century Performance' Conference, hosted by Warwick University in Venice, Italy,                        8 -10 June.

  • ‘The Wild West of Victorian Australia: Theatrical Entertainment & Performative Interactive in 1850s Ballarat' - Presented to global scholars within the 'Staging the City' stream.

'Twilight Talks' hosted by the Ballaarat Mechanics Institute​, 5pm Friday, 10th August in the Humffray Room.

  • 'Galleries, Museums and Theatres of Copenhagen, Venice and Milan' - Presented to members and visitors. 

2014 - 2017                 

Course Coordinator & Lecturer teaching Marketing courses to 20-24 y.o. undergraduate students.


Special Guest Speaker, launching the 150th Anniversary Afternoon Tea for the Learmonth Art Hall, Oct.

Special Guest Speaker, launching photography exhibitions:'Looking & Seeing' by Michelle Thompson,

and 'Journeys II' by Neville Hiatt at Backspace Gallery, Ballarat, April.


Launch of ‘Teen Reading in the Digital Era’ Website & Social Media, Deakin Corporate Centre, Burwood, Dec.

Introducing VIP Authors & Dignitaries at the 10th Anniversary Clunes Booktown Festival, Clunes; April/May.

Guest Lecturer (twice) in Professional Writing at Federation University, Mt Helen Campus, April.

Civic Hall Site Communications Manager & Host of ‘Civic Stories’, Ballarat Library, Feb.



Civic Hall Site Marketing Communications Manager & Host of:

  • ‘Transition Exhibition: 10to5’, Ballarat Civic Hall, Nov.

  • ‘Green Public Space’ Public Seminar, M.A.D.E. Ballarat, Oct.

  • ‘Sound & Light’ Public Seminar, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Sept. – Chair as well.

  • ‘In the Breath of Ghosts’ interactive installation by Dr Lisa Anderson for BIFB, Sep.

  • ‘Libraries of the Future’ Public Seminar, Ballarat Library, Aug. – Chair as well.

  • ‘Federation Square & User>Working Groups’ Public Seminar, Craig’s Royal Hotel, Aug.

  • ‘Economics Workshop’, Jacksons & Co Hotel, Jul.

  • ‘Transition Exhibition: 300to10’, Ballarat Civic Hall, May.



Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference, Hosted by ANU, 2-4/12

  • ‘Humble heritage and the fragile fabric of Ballarat East’- Presented to global scholars

 CRIC HDR Student Workshop, Hosted by CRIC, Royal Society of Victoria Building, 5/12

  • ‘Built Heritage Regeneration and Streetscape Value’ - Paper presented to peers

Promotion of illustrated children's book, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Annexe, 16/9

  • 'Percy the Bravest Dragon' - Public reading.

 Highlands and Valleys Workshop, Hosted by CRIC at Royal Society of Vict, Melb, 24/ 7

  • ‘Cultural transformation and built heritage regeneration’ – Paper presented to scholars.



  • Course content designer, co-lecturer & tutor for 3 weeks in ‘Writing for Children & Young Adults,’School of Education  & the Arts, University of Ballarat, July.

  • Facilitator & Chair of ‘Art Sparks’ panel discussion on ‘Inspiration’ for Ballarat Arts Alive, Minerva Room, Ballaarat Mechanics Institute, Sturt Street, Ballarat, May.


1998– 2011                      

Facilitating, presenting and mentoring at:

  • MHHE & OUP Sales Conferences twice p.a. & hosting clients: symposia & focus groups

  • MHHE Introductory Management Instructor's Full Day Symposia, Sydney & Auckland

  • McGraw-Hill World Sales Conferences in New Orleans, Orlando & San Francisco

  • McGraw-Hill World Manager’s Conference in Madison, Wisconsin


1998 – 2011                     

Exhibiting and presenting at numerous top-tier academic conferences annually, notably:

  • ANZAM (Australia & New Zealand Academy of Management);

  • ANZMAC (Australia & New Zealand Marketing Academy Conference;

  • AMS (Academy of Marketing Science) World Marketing Congress;

  • ANZIBA (Australia & New Zealand International Business Association);

  • AFAANZ (Accounting & Finance Association of Australia & New Zealand);

  • ACREW (Australian Centre for Research in Employment and Work);

  • ATEA (Australian Teachers Education Association);

  • AARE (Australian Association of Research in Education);

  • APS (Australian Psychological Society)

At the BMI Heritage Library March 2019.j
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