♦ Sept 2021: The German language audio edition of The Things The Will Not Stand (Dinge, die so nicht bleiben können) by Hörcompany wins the Children’s and Youth AUDIO BOOK OF THE YEAR as judged by the hr2 Jury.
♦ Feb – 2021: The German language edition of The Things The Will Not Stand (Dinge, die so nicht bleiben können) is awarded the monthly LUCHS Prize for children’s and youth literature (February) by DIE ZEIT and Radio Bremen which puts it in the running for their Book of the Year .
♦ 10/2019 The Things That Will Not Stand wins the 2019 PRIME MINISTER’S LITERARY AWARD in the YA book category.
♦ 10/2019 The Things That Will Not Stand is selected in the WHITE RAVENS catalogue of recommended International Books.
♦ 09/2019 The Things That Will Not Stand short-listed for the 2019 PRIME MINISTER’S LITERARY AWARDS
♦ 02/2019 The Things That Will Not Stand a CBCA Older Readers NOTABLE
♦ 11/2018 Rodney Loses It! named SPEECH PATHOLOGY AUSTRALIA BOOK OF THE YEAR in the 3-5 yr category.
♦ 01/09/2018 The Things That Will Not Stand released.
♦ 17/08/2018 Rodney Loses It! wins the CBCA BOOK OF THE YEAR – EARLY CHILDHOOD
♦ 13/04/2018 World Premier of Don’t Call Me Ishmael: The Musical at the Schonell Theatre University of Queensland gets a standing ovation from the sell-out crowd of over 400 people.
♦ 26/03/2018 Rodney Loses It! shortlisted in the CBCA awards Early Childhood category.
♦ Don’t Call Me Ishmael – The Musical due to be performed 2018.
♦ German hardcover and audio editions of The Pain etc and Me released January 2018.
♦ The Pain etc and Me short-listed for WAYRBA award.
♦ January 2017: A Turkish language edition of Don’t Call Me Ishmael to be published by Pagasus Yayinlari, Turkey.
♦ The Pain, My Mother, Sir Tiffy, Cyber Boy and Me released May 2016.
♦ April 2016 Daramalan College Canberra perform a stage version of Ishmael and the Return of the Dugongs.
♦ Joe Bauer and I do our first ever presentation together to a sell out audience at the Brisbane Writers Festival.
♦ Secret Agent Derek ‘Danger’ Dale to be published in Brazil.
♦Don’t Call Me Ishmael stage productions performed in Vienna and Dresden.
♦ Eric Vale series sold to Turkey, Germany, Poland, Brazil, Spain, Nth/Sth America (Spanish language version) Canada, India (English Language Ed) Asia (English language Ed)
♦ Eric Vale Super Male named as a 2014 CBCA NOTABLE BOOK.
♦ Eric Vale Epic Fail wins 2014 BILBY AWARD
♦ HEBREW Eds of DCM Ishmael & Just a Dog (OCT 2013)
♦ Eric Vale Off The Rails released in Australia &NZ (Aug 2013)
♦ Eric Vale Super Male released in Australia & NZ (April 2013)
♦ Eric Vale Epic Fail released in Australia & NZ (Nov 2012)
♦ Ishmael and the Hoops of Steel shortlisted for CBCA Book of the Year for Older Readers. (April 2012)
♦ UK Edition of Don’t Call Me Ishmael released Feb 2012 followed by Ishmael and the Return of the Dugongs and Ishmael and The Hoops of Steel.
♦ An Italian School edition of Don’t Call Me Ishmael (Non Chiamatemi Ismaele) published. (Oct 2011)
♦ Ishmael and the Hoops of Steel shortlisted for the Children’s Peace Literature Awards 2011 (Oct 2011)
♦ Just a Dog released in NORWAY as Bare en Hund.
♦ Don’t Call Me Ishmael! released in FRANCE as Appelez-moi Ismael: les Rebelles de Saint-Daniel
♦ September 6th: Just a Dog wins QLD PREMIER’S AWARD in the Children’s category.
♦ Just a Dog awarded HONOUR BOOK in Younger Readers Category of the 2011 CBCA
♦ April 12: Just A Dog shortlisted for the 2011 CBCA Book of the Year in the Younger Readers category.
♦ The Australian Theatre for Young People in association with Riverside Theatre Sydney will be presenting a stage adaptation of Ishmael and the Return of the Dugongs from 17-21 May 2011. See here for details.