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About me

Born 21 June 1955, Melbourne Australia
1957 moved to Brisbane
1970-72 began writing stories and editing magazines
1973 started a novel Manacles (published in 1985)
1974 one year at University in Townsville
1976 Young Writer's Fellowship (Australia Council Grant)
1978-1981 published journalism, fiction and some slim volumes
1981 Post Graduate Diploma (Alexander Mackie CAE)
1982-83 Europe (London, Paris, Vienna)
1985 -1986 employed by Government of Victoria as writer, editor, film-maker
1987 became Director of ToadShow
1999, 2000 tutored in New Communication Technologies at Griffith University
2000 lectured Contemporary Issues in Technology and Design at Queensland University of Technology.
2001 Managed design and construction of many community and arts web sites including Brisbane Stories, Quandamooka, Wynnum-Manly and Brisbane Powerhouse.
2002 started looking after the local creek and learning plant names
2004 developed Toadal Control, a content managment system for web sites
2005 50th Birthday in the local park, toured the creek restoration
2010 became an honorary researcher in arachnology at Queensland Museum
2013-15 participated as photographer and arachnologist with Bush Blitz expeditions. Australia's Bush Blitz species discovery program is jointly funded by the Australian Government and BHP Billiton Sustainable Communities.
2015 60th Birthday in the local park, toured the creek restoration