Maitland, Pam

Pam Maitland has provided editing, proofreading and writing services to a wide range of clients. She enjoys working with her clients in a collaborative fashion. Presenting technical or complex information clearly is one of her key strengths. She is thorough and tactful.

Contact details

St Clair, Adelaide
0428 372 456


For engineering firm KBR: Pam coordinated a global online newsletter, which entailed writing and editing articles, as well as coordinating all contributors. She also edited and proofread reports, submissions and other documents.
For CTU, a specialist training unit, TAFE (Tea Tree Gully Campus): Pam edited learning materials for a Certificate in Workplace Training course.
For the Working Women’s Centre SA: Pam wrote an accessible summary of women’s workplace entitlements.
Editing and proofreading: online courses (MOOCs), including information, activities, quizzes and video transcripts; submissions; reports; training materials; discussion papers; brochures; guides; essays; PhD theses; and books.
Writing: education bulletins, articles, exhibition copy and a case study.

Clients have included: University of Adelaide's online course development team (AdelaideX), SA Environment Protection Authority, Zero Waste SA, Department for Education, Women’s Suffrage Centenary Committee, the Dental Statistics & Research Unit (Adelaide University), Sinclair Knight Merz, Australian Federation of Travel Agents, Simon & Schuster, New Holland and Macmillan Education Australia, individuals and small businesses.
Bookselling at Dymocks Adelaide, including writing brief book recommendations.
Writing and presentation of poetry and comedy.


Graduate Diploma of Environmental Studies — University of Adelaide
Honours Bachelor of Medical Science and Bachelor of Arts (Politics and Sociology) — Flinders University

Special skills

Technical writing, Writing and rewriting.
Editorial skills (onscreen and on paper) include: copy editing, content editing, structural editing, proofreading.

Areas of expertise

Agriculture and horticulture, Art and the arts, Australian studies, Education and training, Environment, Equity issues, Ethics, Health, History, Medical sciences, Political science, Social sciences, Technology.

Settings: Public and Private sectors; Educational sector, including Educational resources, Higher education resources, Further education resources, Tertiary education resources.

Computer software capability

Microsoft Word; Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word for Mac 2011; Microsoft Excel for Mac 2011

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The 8th IPEd National Editors Conference, Advancing Our Profession, will be held in Brisbane from 13 to 15 September 2017.

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