- 2016 'Bunyip in the Bathtub' shortlisted Writer's Unleashed Picture Book Writing Competition.
- 2016 attended CYA Conference including Katrina Germain's Masterclass in Picture Book Writing.
- Member of SCBWI (Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators). Member of two online critique groups (picture book and junior fiction)
- Member of the Hunter Writer's Centre. I regularly attend the Children's Book Writing Group.
- Member of the Clearing Poetry Group Woy Woy.