Julie is a paper conservator and a University of Canberra graduate. She is a professional member of the AICCM and a member of their Disaster committee.
Over the last twenty years Julie has worked at the National Archives of Australia and the National Library of Australia as a paper conservator. More recently was responsible for collection management activities at the University of New England Library.
For the last three and a half years Julie has operated a private conservation studio in Armidale, in the northern tablelands of NSW, focusing on providing conservation and preservation services to her regional community.