My efforts on The Garb Wire often lead to paid professional engagements. I enjoy these immensely and can change guise to suit any task.

If you have a project that requires The Garb Wire shine, please contact me on mel [at] thegarbwire dot com, or connect via LinkedIn or Instagram.

Here’s a glimpse at my latest work…


  • Event Manager for Commonwealth Bank, Campus Group

– Mona Foma 2023 with The Social Crew, Creative Producer (fixed term contract)


  • Target Zoo Do, with Jack Morton, Creative Producer and Event Stylist
  • Rufus Du Sol concert tour, Brisbane, with Fuzzy Events, Show Coordinator
  • Kmart and Target at Wesfarmers AGM with Bunch Group, Creative Producer
  • Fonterra, Creative Producer
  • Asahi Beverages, Customer Expo with Bunch Group, Creative Producer
  • Splendour In The Grass, Backstage Events Manager
  • RISING Melbourne with McMillan MGMT, Sponsorships Manager
  • Arts Centre Melbourne, Art After Dark, Site Designer
  • Cities People Love, Marketing & Communications Manager
  • Solution Entertainment, F1 Melbourne Grand Prix, Talent and team leader
  • Flare Creative Experiences, The Glenlivet brand activation at Melbourne Fashion Festival, producer
  • Big Vegan Market creative concepts, window display and market decor planning
  • the neo mortal by yulani, skincare copywriter for brand launch



  • Jack Morton Worldwide, Target Zoo Do, event stylist (Dec)
  • Yarra City Council, Garrawang Festival series, creative concepts and stage dressing (Dec)
  • Liz Doherty Creative + Strategy, Connect Health and Community COVID-19 mobile vaccination pop up events, creative concepts (Jul-Dec)
  • Compass Care, photographic stylist, fashion donations from Kookai
  • The Adviser, Better Business Summit and Awards 2021 via Momentum Connect, event manager (Aug)
  • Bastion EBA, Skinceuticals creative concept and window display, Sept 2021 (Jun-Aug)

RISING Melbourne, sponsor activation and creative concepts for LVMH brand Hublot (May)

City of Melbourne Creative Spaces Program, Exhibited artist (2020 – Apr 2021)

Trash Magic exhibition. Public display of original installed artwork at Campbell Arcade, Flinders Street Station, Melbourne (delayed from June 2020 due to COVID-19)


– Live Fashion Workshop, Global Learning Festival

– Copywriter, Hand Combat

Run To Paradise, Founder, Fashion designer, 2019 – ongoing

Big Vegan Market Creative concepts, market decor planning (before it was cancelled due to COVID-19)

Dark Mofo Creative concepts for brand sponsorship activations (before it was cancelled due to COVID-19)




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