♦ 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.