John Drake


NEA (New England University Award),
First in short story fiction writing at UNE,
Editing (short course at University of Sydney),
Editor of Australian Career Counsellor for 5 years,
Written training/employment and other legislation (Local and Federal),
Advocacy in the Industrial Relations Tribunals (University of Sydney),
Former Tribunal Member of Merit Protection & Review Agency,
Bachelor of Laws (law degree at University of New England),
Bachelor of Applied Science in Biochemistry and Physical Biology (NSWIT),
Former Manager/Scientific Officer for a public hospital respiratory laboratory,
Research published in the Medical Journal of Australia (MJA),
Certificate IV in Small Business Management,
Certificate IV in Applied Business Studies,
Advanced Certificate in Human Resource Development (Southern Cross University),
Accredited Senior Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Consultant,
Fellow of Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA),
Graduate Diploma in Education (teaching degree),
Accredited Team Management Profile Facilitator,
Certificate IV in Workplace Learning,
Former national student association delegate,
Former local, state, and national public service union delegate,
Former Chairperson of an Emergency Committee for a high rise building,
Appeared in eg: Young Einstein, Sir Les Patterson Saves the World.

Career Counsellor
See: Find a Career Practitioner under CDAA.
My mind, learning, and time are used to serve my clients.
Flexible hours; Phone: (02) 9637 2954 (John L Drake Consultancy).

Editor (publishing support)
Important letters, resumes; some edited books include ...
Benny the Bendy Bus by S.C. Siwel, Tough Stuff by K.S. Jome,
The Link: From Before the Big-Bang to Brain and Beyond by Maurice Duffill,
and Brains & Brawn by K.S. Jome, with illustrations by Vicki Purcell.
See: for book images and details.

Messages: Please leave messages on the answering machine at any time (24/7).