Mapping the Aboriginal Nations of NSW

Improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health is a significant focus of Australian government health departments, as part of their commitment to the Close the Gap initiative. To improve Aboriginal cultural awareness, in 2009 I was asked to develop a series of maps of the Aboriginal Nations that made up New South Wales and the (at…

eHealth NSW HPPL Project conference poster

Show and Tell conference style

I’ve done a number of conference presentation posters in the past seven years, and when I was asked to produce one for the first time, I did the usual ‘of course! no problem’ followed by a sneaky search on google find out what the hell they are. Basically, for those not in the know, some…

AIM Drugs Testing Patients - poster 3

Are drugs testing your patients?

This was a project that I worked on in 2008 at the NSW Department of Health to help promote the recently published Clinical Guidelines for Nursing and Midwifery Practice in NSW. In particular, the project officer wanted to highlight the guidelines for nurses working with patients with drug and alcohol issues and what care they…

Physical Healthcare of Mental Health Consumers Guidelines document cover

Physical health for mental health

One of the first projects I worked on when I first started as a graphic designer at the NSW Department of Health in 2007 was the Physical Health Care for Mental Health Consumer guidelines. The policy document outlined the benefits of exercise for people living with a mental health condition. The brief was to design…