Historical research for Gladstone Power Station, covering both institutional history and stories of working life (2009–2011)
Researching and writing an institutional history of the Fitzroy Basin Association Inc. (2007–2008)
Environmental history research and writing on the Fitzroy River and Keppel Bay for the Historical Coastlines: Community Perspectives project of the Cooperative Research Centre for Coastal Zone, Estuary and Waterway Management (2000–2006)
Working towards a sustainable future: A history of the Fitzroy Basin Association Incorporated, FBA, Rockhampton, 2008.
Marooned: Rockhampton’s great flood of 1918, Cooperative Research Centre for Coastal Zone, Estuary and Waterway Management, Brisbane, 2003.
Contributions to edited works:
‘Rockhampton’s great flood of 1918’, Queensland Historical Atlas, 2009–2010,
‘Staunch but conservative: The trade union movement in Rockhampton [to 1957]’, Queensland Historical Atlas, 2009-2010, https://www.qhatlas.com.au/content/staunch-conservative-–-trade-union-movement-rockhampton.
“‘The best deal for workers”: Rockhampton unions and the Queensland arbitration system to 1957’, in B Bowden, S Blackwood, C Rafferty and C Allan (eds), Work and strife in paradise: The history of labour relations in Queensland 1859-2009, Federation Press, Annandale, 2009.
‘Celebrating the “Great Boon”: Eight Hour Day and early
Labour Day in Rockhampton, 1909–1929’, in J Kimber
and P Love (eds), The time of their lives: The eight hour
day and working life, Australian Society for the Study of
Labour History, Melbourne, 2007.
‘Crafting Keppel Bay: The evolution of a coastal landscape’, in S Mullins, M Danaher and B Webster (eds), Community, environment and history: Keppel Bay Case Studies, CQU Press/Coastal CRC, Rockhampton, 2006.
‘A “disorderly, hydra~headed river”: Engineering the Fitzroy in the Age of Progress’, in S Mullins, M Danaher and B Webster (eds), Community, environment and history: Keppel Bay case studies, CQU Press/Coastal CRC, Rockhampton, 2006.
‘“A podium for politics”: The origins and role of the Rockhampton Trades and Labour Council and its predecessors’, in B Ellem, R Markey and J Shields (eds), Australian labour councils: Origins, purpose, power, agency, Federation Press, Sydney, 2004.
Numerous academic journal articles in History Australia, Labour History and Environment and History and published and unpublished peer-reviewed conference papers relating to trade unions, railway workers and meatworkers in Rockhampton, Gladstone electricity industry workers and environmental history of the Fitzroy River and Keppel Bay.
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