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Rachel Hoare

I am the national editor of Access, the quarterly, professional journal of the Australian School Library Association (ASLA). I am freelance copy editor for Cambridge Publishing, publisher of medical, legal and sports journals. I am the copywriter for Bonser Design. I edit and proofread publications for the City of Stirling, the Department of Health – Nursing and Midwifery, South Metropolitan Public Health Unit and Wesley College. I have edited self-published books and textbooks and proofread various theses.

My background is in advertising and marketing, having worked at various advertising agencies in the UK and Perth, as well as in-house marketing roles. I have worked freelance and in-house for many years for various publishing companies and commercial clients in Perth, Western Australia.


I am an IPEd Accredited Editor, having successfully passed the inaugural national exam in December 2008.

I have a BA Hons in English Literature from the University of East Anglia in the UK and a Diploma in Copywriting from the Institute of Copywriting, also in the UK.


I have been running my own business as a freelance editor, proofreader and copywriter since June 2004.

I am the copy editor for Cambridge Publishing, publishers of medical and legal journals and various sports publications. Titles include ACORN, ADSNA, AJCFHN, AJCN, ANZCJ, Brief, Eagle Eye, JARNA, JSTA, Microbiology, NPCHN, RSAJ, TAM, The Australian Metrologist, TJA, Wound Practice and Research and WCET. I copy edited the Australian and New Zealand Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prevention and Management of Venous Leg Ulcers for the Australian Wound Management Association and the ACORN Standards 2012–2013 for the Australian College of Operating Room Nurses.

I am the editor of ACCESS, the national, professional, quarterly journal for the Australian School Library Association (ASLA).

I have edited and proofread publications for the City of Stirling, Creelman Publications (TEE revision books), Curtin University (courses handbook), South Metropolitan Public Health Unit (reports, website and health promotion materials), University of Western Australia Press (sports textbook and book of essays) and Wesley College (school handbooks, year books and newsletters). I have written brochures and web communications material for Niche Construction WA Pty Ltd, Joyce Property Investments, Interlink Insurance Brokers, the Spine and Limb Foundation and DMS. I have managed media releases for Primewest Management Ltd.