O’Neil Historical & Editorial Services
PO Box 2, Klemzig SA 5087
ABN 49 570 820 821
Telephone (08) 8261 0077



Member Status:

Professional Historian

Academic Qualifications:

BA (Hons), MA (Adelaide). Visiting Research Fellow (History), University of Adelaide

Membership of Related Societies:

Oral History Association (SA); Historical Society of SA; Australian Mining History Association; History of Science, Ideas and Technology Group; Australian Society of Authors; Society of Editors (SA).

Professional Experience:

Four decades of research, writing, editing and publication production experience, including extensive research interstate and overseas.

Skills and Services Offered:

Research; writing; archival advice; compiling bibliographies; proof-reading; editing; indexing; oral history; publication production liaison; records management.

Publications / Reports:

In Search of Mineral Wealth (1982); The Cooper and Eromanga Basins, Australia (1989)
(ed.); The Long Haul: Australian National 1978–1988 (1992) (co-author); Above and Below
(1995); In the Marist Tradition (1997) (co-author); Learning for life: St Mary’s Hostel and
the CWL Child Care Centre (1999); The Building of Economics at Adelaide, 1901–2001
(2003) (co-author); The Square Kilometre Array Radio Telescope: the case for a South
Australian site at Murnpeowie Station (2003); ‘For the Love of Books’ (2007) co-author.
Contributor to Australian Dictionary of Biography; Living in South Australia (1987);
Australians: a historical library (1987); The German Experience of Australia 1833–1938
(1988); The Bannon Decade (1992); Playford’s South Australia (1996) (co-editor); The
Wakefield Companion to South Australian History (2001); and a range of articles.
Editor of many theses and numerous articles and manuscripts through to publication.

Research Interests:

Aboriginal studies; Agriculture; Australian studies; Biography; Business history; Government administration; Industrial history; Mining history; Organisation histories; Pastoralism; Science; South Australian studies; Sports history.

Specialist Areas:

Aboriginal studies, Agriculture, Archival advice, Australian studies, Biography, Business history, Compiling bibliographies, Editing, Government administration, Indexing, industrial history, Mining history, Oral history, Organisation histories, Pastoralism, Proofreading, Publication production, Records management, Research, Science, South Australian studies, Sports history, Writing