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nDash Writer Profile for Marilyn Irwin


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About Me

In 2005 I completed a Ba. Communications and have been writing professionally ever since.

Employed in full time, permanent positions, I have been a corporate writer for Government and in the homelessness and community housing sectors.

I have now commenced my own freelance writing business and been receiving ghostwriting and copywriting jobs in addition to blogs, articles and website content for a variety of different companies. 

I have a strong interest in social justice and believe strongly in equality. 

I am also a mum to 3 gorgeous girls.

Industries I Write About


Science & Medicine



Health & Wellness

Law & Politics

My Writing Samples

What is Affordable Housing?

I wrote a significant proportion of the content on this website, including all information contained in the tenancy section of the website.



The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)

Assisting on news and current affairs, including but not limited to reworking stories and writing the weather report.

Company: Directors Assistant

I worked there from 10/2003 until 1/2005

Team Leader

While completing asset and tenancy management, I was also responsible for providing writing assistance with reports, good news stories and other corporate documents.

Company: Defence Housing Australia

I worked there from 11/2005 until 5/2010

Asset Manager

Whilst managing the Assets Department I was responsible for writing all tender applications, proposals and grant applications. I also wrote business plans, policies and procedures, projects plans, reports, content for the annual report and good news stories.

Company: Argyle Housing

I worked there from 5/2010 until 9/2014

Project Coordinator and Asset Manager

I was responsible for all organisational projects, including writing all tender responses, proposals and grant applications.I delivered content for the annual reports, website and social media. Reports, policies and procedures, business plans and other strategic documents were also my responsibility.

Company: Housing Trust

I worked there from 9/2014 until 9/2016

Asset Advisory and Strategy Consultant

I was responsible for writing Asset Management Plans for large government departments.

Company: Public Works Advisory

I worked there from 9/2016 until 9/2017

Freelance Writer

My own freelance business, ghostwriting, writing articles, blogs and website content, as well as copywriting. Some industries I have worked with include: construction, mining, pet boarding, beauty, medical, natural therapies and more.

Company: You Have My Word

I worked there from 1/2018 until now

Content I Write