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Deborah White

Deborah is a highly experienced interpreter, content designer, digital producer, storyteller and editor with over 20 years' experience. She has worked with organisations such as Google, the Australian Museum, the Queensland Museum, the State Library of NSW, Schooling Online, Parramatta Park Trust, Western Sydney Parklands Trust, the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, the Federal Government's Digital Transformation Agency, the Lord Howe Island Museum, the Townsville Cultural Centre, the Dorrigo Rainforest Centre, Pan Macmillan, Macmillan Education Publishers, the University of New South Wales, the University of Technology, and many others.

Deborah has worked with many organisations, authors, content experts and designers to achieve text and digital strategies for exhibitions and various digital media.

Deborah has also project managed exhibitions for the Australian Museum and the State Library of NSW.


Links to some of Deborah's work

Google's Art and Culture app

Australian Museum cultural exhibitions

NSW State Library Carved Trees exhibition

Queensland Museum Wild State exhibition

Queensland Museum SparkLab

Queensland Museum Anzac Legacy Gallery


Deborah's qualifications

Bachelor of Arts, with a double major in Factual and Creative Writing and Theatre and Film from the University of New South Wales.

Certificate in Fine Arts from the Southern Sydney Institute of TAFE

Certificates in Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop and Digital Storytelling.


Deborah's awards

  • Winner of Best Digital Media mashup, 2011 Libraryhack competition, National and State Libraries Australasia
  • Highly Commended, 2011 Museums and Galleries NSW Imagine awards for Exhibitions and Public Engagement for Rituals of Seduction: Birds of Paradise exhibition
  • On winning team, 2011 ICOM award for Best International Partnership for Rituals of Seduction: Birds of Paradise exhibition
  • On winning team, 2002 National Trust Energy Australia Heritage Award, electronic category for Keeping Culture, an interactive CD ROM
  • On winning team, 2002 Royal Zoological Society of NSW Whitley Award for Best Children’s Series for Insects and Spiders 6-book series
  • Bronze award, 1999 Premier’s Public Sector Award for provision of services to regional and rural NSW for Museum in a Box outreach educational program
  • Second place, 1997 UNSW Literary Prize
  • Nominee, 1995 Australian Federation of University Women English Prize