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Moira Brown

Platypus Indexing

42 Chaucer Street, Moorooka, Brisbane QLD 4105
Tel: 0416 097 629
Email: brown5moira@yahoo.com.au
Website: www.platypusindexing.com.au


Full time


Librarian with Queensland State Library;
Research Librarian with Queensland State Archives;
Self-employed business owner for over 35 years.

Computing capabilities

Microsoft Windows 8


B.A. (History and Economics) from James Cook University (Townsville); 7 indexing courses (Australian and New Zealand Society of Indexing - ANZSI Inc); Structural Editing (Society of Editors Qld 2013).

Special skills

Indexing a variety of historical books from government departments, educational institutions, local district historical groups;
Editing children's books, family histories, university level
Research, archives and cataloguing.

Freelance services offered

  • Indexing
  • Journalism
  • Proofreading
  • Research
  • Structural editing
  • Training
  • Writing

Freelance product types

  • Annual and business reports
  • Journals
  • Manuals
  • Poetry
  • Reference and guidebooks
  • Short stories
  • Technical reports

Freelance specialist areas

  • Biography
  • Business
  • Children's books
  • Educational books: Primary
  • Educational books: Secondary
  • Educational books: Tertiary and above
  • Environment
  • Family and local history
  • Health
  • History
  • Indigenous history and culture
  • Medicine
  • Sciences
  • Tourism and hospitality
  • Travel