Induction guide

This is a revamp of the New Starters Induction guide. The brief was for a document that was more friendly, engaging, magazine style than the standard corporate guideline style. Advertisements

Pop art Work Health and Safety calendar

Every year the Work Health and Safety Unit develops a Safety Calendar for the various work sites throughout NSW. For this year’s one the brief was a comic book/pop art look, with the monthly safety themes linked to a list of pop songs they provided. I put the layout together with comic images sourced from Shutterstock…

Respecting the Rainbow Serpent

It is mandatory that all NSW Government staff complete Respecting the Difference training, a workshop on Aboriginal cultural differences. In the health sector, this can be a significant factor in improving the health outcomes of Aboriginal patients. One of the exercises of the training course involves a double-sided ‘Rainbow Serpent’ banner of 250cm by 90cm…

Organ Donation for Transplantation Plan - cover

Organ Donation for Transplantation Plan

I’ve lost count of reports I’ve designed and laid out over the last decade, but the Organ Donation for Transplantation Plan is notable for a few reasons. One, I had complete free-range over the design, and I love how it turned out  – the colours, the clean white space and the fantastic image library that…

CVS 20 years Anniversary book - cover

Celebrating 20 years of the SLHD Community Visitors Scheme

The Community Visitors Scheme is of those great volunteer programs that cost hardly anything yet the payout for all those involved is significant and lasting. The scheme arranges visits between bilingual volunteers and elderly people from various multicultural backgrounds who are often isolated and lonely in nursing homes and aged care facilities. In 2014 I…

SLHD Year in Review 2013 - cover

Sydney Local Health District Year in Review 2013

For the last couple of years I’ve done the Sydney Local Health District’s (SLHD) Year in Review documents. They have a very clear idea of how they want them to look – in particular they like the magazine style layout rather than a corporate document style. The books are usually around 36 pages, and because…

C&CPU news July2012 - cover

Different views of the news

I’ve designed a number of newsletter templates for various health agencies as well as designing and laying out HealthShare NSW’s own monthly newsletter. These templates have been in different formats depending on the software and skills available at the various workplaces, including Publisher, InDesign and sometimes Word. Designing documents in Word is a bit of a…