Helen's career began as a secondary teacher before she moved on to working as a statewide curriculum consultant in drama and the arts. In 1988 she established Wordsense and worked as a freelance editor for a variety of government departments, and as a sessional lecturer at Victoria University.
In 2007 she completed a Masters of Conflict Resolution at La Trobe University. She currently works in Victoria Police's Alternative Dispute Resolution Advisory Centre.
Helen wrote the screenplay for the film Four of a Kind (based on her stageplay Disclosure) which has won awards at film festivals in the USA and Canada, and screened at the Nova cinema in Carlton to much acclaim.
Helen lives in Kensington with her husband Jim, daughter Dana and senior dog Tasha.
|DISCLOSURE by Helen Collins|