Extra Mile Writing

Extra Mile Writing

Writing Portfolio

Some examples of my work are:

Writing Portfolio

Blog and community newspaper articles on a broad range of farming topics (including fencing, parasites in stock, flystrike and water monitoring options) for fabulous Western Australian wheatbelt business FarmCo, the Wheatbelt Way and the Shire of Northam.

All of the articles I’ve written below rank early on the first page of Google searches using the keywords indicated:


          Press release for Yerecoin Rural Traders General Store & Cafe & FarmCo, with FarmCo in Moora,                    Yerecoin and Australia wide online.




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Website content for REED WA.

LinkedIn content, including promotional videos.

Addition of videos and images to existing website pages.

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Various news articles featuring speaker presentations at the SEGRA Foundation summit, including George Wilkinson’s It’s Time to Acknowledge the Disease: Why the Regions in Australia will Never get Anywhere unless they get LOUD and Robert Prestipino’s Local Business is key: How Regional Micro-Precincts Create Liveable Communities.


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Long form blog article entitled, “How to Design Your Own Business Website Fast: A Beginner’s Guide” for the awesome Western Australian wheatbelt web design and hosting business Constructive Visual.

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Writing a successful RAC grant application and a successful electric car charging grant application. 

Community consultation/project coordination associated with the delivery of both grant funded projects.

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Writing two grant applications for the awesome wheatbelt youth mentoring program Wheatbelt & Beyond Youth Mentoring based in Bruce Rock, WA.

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Website, Facebook page and brochure content for the awesome wheatbelt business Ardath Acquisitions and Trading, an equipment brokerage company procuring and selling commercial vehicles, machinery, equipment and light vehicles.

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Writing various grant applications and successfully project managing the creation of two alfresco cafe areas on Bruce Rock’s main street.

Successful project management of the $250,000 Bruce Rock Remembrance Park project.  This was a multifaceted project that involved the relocation of memorials, the installation of artworks and interpretive signage and the development of new, pebble paving, garden and artificial turf areas.  The Bruce Rock Remembrance Park is located at the centre of Bruce Rock on the town’s main street.  

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Two page E-Business resource including tips & resource links to help businesses either starting up in the wheatbelt or looking to expand for the Wheatbelt Business Network.

Articles on successful wheatbelt businesses after speaking with the owners of each business. These articles were produced for the Wheatbelt Business Network to help new businesses.

  • Liquor licence management plan and code of conduct for a wheatbelt business.
  • Position papers for a wheatbelt business organisation.
  • Case studies on co-located community facilities and outstanding museums in Western Australia for a wheatbelt consultancy business.
  • Adaptation of a suite of policies for a Western Australian business and a Western Australian business association.
  • Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship grant application for a business organisation to enable an entrepreneurship training program to be delivered in rural Western Australia.
  • Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal grant application for a business organisation to access training workshops to be held at four member organisations.

Engaging Articles

I created and photographed the following engaging articles for the awesome Wheatbelt Way, some of which targeted specific sectors of the tourism market, while others were written for a broader audience: