Local government

I have undertaken a variety of editing contracts for a number of North Coast councils, including biodiversity management plans, comprehensive koala plans, corridor strategies, rural landholder booklets and revegetation strategies.

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council

Biodiversity Strategy 2017–2030: A strategy to conserve the biodiversity of the Port Macquarie-Hastings LGA

  • substantive edit, plain English edit, copyedit and proofread of draft plan for public exhibition (2017)

Biodiversity Strategy Summary

  • wrote summary (2017)

Coffs Harbour City Council

Boambee East Community Reserve Plan of Management

  • copyedit (2016)

The Jaliigirr Biodiversity Alliance: Local actions for connectivity (brochure)

  • substantive edit, copyedit (2015)

A Guide to Species Selection for Revegetation Projects in the Coffs Harbour Local Government Area

  • substantive edit, copyedit (2014)

High Value Arboreal Habitat in the Coffs Harbour Local Government Area

  • substantive edit, proofread (2015)

Landscape Corridors of the Coffs Harbour Local Government Area

  • substantive edit, proofread of draft report for consultation (2014)

Landscape Corridors of the Coffs Harbour Local Government Area: Summary

  • write plain English summary of main document (2014)

Development of a Fine-scale Vegetation Map for the Coffs Harbour Local Government Area: Volume 1 project report

  • copyedit (2012), project jointly funded by Council and Office of Environment and Heritage NSW

Draft Orara Valley Rehabilitation Strategy

  • substantive edit and copyedit prior to public exhibition (2012), read the final published strategy here

Coffs Harbour Biodiversity Action Strategy 2012–2030: From the ocean to the ranges

  • substantive edit, copyedit and proofread prior to public exhibition (2012), read the final published strategy here

Draft summary document: Coffs Harbour Biodiversity Action Strategy 2012–2030

  • drafted summary (2012)

Coffs Harbour Priority Habitats and Corridors Strategy 2010–2030

  • substantive edit of second consultation draft for public exhibition (2010)

Lismore City Council

Four farm health assessment landholder booklets: Healthy Landscapes and Waterways, Beef Grazing and Dairying, Macadamias and Other Orchards, and Floodplain Cropping

  • substantive edit, plain English rewrite (2016)

Draft Comprehensive Koala Plan of Management for South-east Lismore

  • substantive edit, plain English rewrite of draft prior to public exhibition (2011), read the final published plan here

Clarence Valley Council

Draft Comprehensive Koala Plan of Management for the Ashby, Wombah and Iluka Localities of the Clarence Valley LGA

  • substantive edit, copyedit of draft plan for public exhibition (2010)

Clarence Valley Council Biodiversity Management Strategy 2010

  • substantive edit, copyedit (2010)