A qualified typographer with over twenty five years print industry experience, Brad has been employed by a number of leading Australian institutions including the AFL and Australian Red Cross to produce a range of publishing services from magazines and annual reports.
Brad has managed some of the country's most successful web sites including IronOutlaw.com which receives over 8.5 million hits per year, as well as scripting the content for NedKellyGpsTour.com.au which features the world's first GPS Audiobook system. As a publisher, Brad has produced a number of commercial titles through his company NCS.net.au.
Complementing his industry experience, Brad delivered programs at James Cook University's innovative Live Work Studio in Townsville from 1999 to 2002, and lectured at the RMIT School of Advertising in Melbourne from 2004 to 2009. Brad completed his Masters at Monash University in Publishing and Editing and is completing his PhD thesis in the area of Digital Publishing. His research interests include providing viable commercial alternatives for audiobook, eBook and paper based authors who are unable to publish via traditional avenues.
Master of Publishing and Editing – Monash University
Grad. Dip. – Publishing and Editing – Monash University
Grad. Cert. – Publishing and Editing – Monash University
Cert. IV – Printing Technology – RMIT
Adv. Cert. – Printing Technology Administration & Processes – RMIT (then Melbourne College of Printing and Graphic Arts)
Survey Cert. – Printing – RMIT (then Melbourne College of Printing and Graphic Arts)
Selected Publications and Research
2011 – Rediscovery of Ned Kelly’s bones only part of the story (Article)Independent Australia, www.IndependentAustralia.net, September 5
2010 – Curtin and Australia's changing attitude towards the Monarchy (Article)Australian Republic, www.Republic.org.au, September 1
2010 – Rediscovering Kelly Country (GPS/Audiobook Script)GPS Discovery, www.NedKellyGpsTour.com.au, February 24
2008 – Ned Kelly and the Emergence of Technology (Lecture) 2008 Beechworth Ned Kelly Weekend, Beechworth Courthouse, Victoria, August 2
2008 – Blood In The Dust: Inside The Minds Of Ned Kelly & Joe Byrne (Book Chapter) Network Creative Services Pty Ltd, Greensborough, VIC. (ISBN 0-9580162-5-9)
Selected Commercial Publishing Ventures
Jones, M 2008, Marcie Jones: Runs In The Blood, Network Creative Services Pty Ltd, Greensborough, VIC. (ISBN 978-0-9580162-9-2)
Brown, M 2005, Australian Son: the story of Ned Kelly, Network Creative Services Pty Ltd, Greensborough, VIC. (ISBN 0-9580162-6-7)
Sutton, H 2002, Sensational Cattle Stealing Case: The Harry Redford Story, Network Creative Services Pty Ltd, Pimlico, QLD. (ISBN 0-9580162-3-2)
Gledhill, D 2002, The Nine Pillars of Cobb & Co., Network Creative Services Pty Ltd, Pimlico, QLD. (ISBN 0-9580162-0-8)
Jones, I 2002, Ned The Exhibition, Network Creative Services Pty Ltd, Pimlico, QLD. (ISBN 0-9580162-2-4)
Lecturer, Writing and Publishing - Higher Education