Leadership in the creation of the Australian Learning Lecture – a lasting legacy of ideas and advocacy to improve the quality of education nationally. See link
Greatly expanded the Library’s learning offer and its contribution to the broader education sector.
Led the team responsible for the hugely popular Inside a Dog youth literature website.
Oversaw the development and management of the Young Readers Program which distributed free books to children on their second birthday - and the books-for-babies services. The $2.1 million program distributed 70,000 books and a further 70,000 reading-to-baby manuals over four years.
Working with the Commonwealth Secretariat, successfully hosted the Commonwealth Writers Prize on two occasions.
Responsible for the management and delivery of the Awards - call for entries, judging, shortlisting and announcements - over a 10 year period.
Overseeing the transformation of the Library’s approach to exhibitions – taking them from small foyer displays to sector-leading exhibitions in the Dome, Cowen and Keith Murdoch Galleries.
Significantly upgrading the Library’s communications and marketing activities.
Creating innovative and engaging events that changed the way the community viewed and interacted with the Library.