About Us

On Time Typing

  • provides scribing, writing, editing, proofreading, transcript and self-publishing services across Australia: Melbourne and regional Victoria; Alice Springs, Darwin and Northern Territory; Sydney, Coffs Harbour and New South Wales; Canberra and ACT; Hobart, Tasmania; Cairns, Brisbane and Townsville in Queensland; Adelaide and South Australia; and Western Australia
  • is Australian-owned and operated; has been a GST-registered business in Australia since 2002; ABN 24 058 673 136
  • is a team of scribes, writers, editors and graphic designers who are all based in Australia (Victoria, Queensland, Northern Territory).
  • scribing and audio transcription: reports, correspondence, minutes of meetings; transcripts of audio recordings (interviews, focus groups, medical reports)
  • writing and ghost writing: reports, websites, publications (life stories, autobiography, memoir and other non-fiction)
  • editing and proof reading: reports, manuals, policies, publications (fiction, non-fiction, memoir, poetry) in MS Words, PDF and InDesign
  • beta reading and manuscript appraisal: fiction, non-fiction, poetry
  • graphic design: designs and formats publications, reports and newsletters, using InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and MS Word.
  • self-publishing services: produces publications from manuscript to printed book including typing, editing, graphic design, proofreading, printer liaison.
  • guarantees Quality, Confidentiality and Reliability
  • has voluntarily ‘opted in’ to be covered by the Privacy Act (1988) (Australia) and is included in OAIC’s Opt-In Register under section 6EA(3) of the Act
  • is registered with Industry Capability Network (ICN) in NT, NSW and VIC
  • has current Public & Products Liability and Professional Indemnity insurance with AON insurance (Risk Services Australia).
  • For more information go to: The On Time Typing Team.

Sally-Anne Watson Kane

  • owns and operates On Time Typing (established 2002) – scribing, report writing, copy writing, editing, proofreading and self-publishing services; and Peewee Press (2003), our self-publishing business
  • 25 years’ experience in editing and self-publishing; writing and editing fiction, non-fiction and poetry; editing websites, corporate reports, policies and manuals; producing oral history, fiction and non-fiction publications
  • 25 years’ experience scribing reports and minutes of meetings and has regularly scribed selection, procurement and referee reports since 2002
  • 20 years’ experience in audio transcription: guaranteeing accurate transcripts of interviews, focus groups, investigations, hearings, parliamentary sittings

Sally-Anne’s memberships include:

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Our typists, scribes, editors and graphic designers

  • are Australian residents who work from their own home-based offices in Melbourne, Bendigo, Traralgon, Morwell, Moe, Warragul, Pakenham and Mornington in Victoria; Darwin, Northern Territory; Brisbane and Cairns, Queensland; and Coffs Harbour, New South Wales
  • have signed strict confidentiality agreements with On Time Typing
  • are Sally-Anne (scribe, editor), Claire (editor, proofreader, graphic designer), Christina (graphic designer, image editor), Christine (typist, scribe, graphic designer, image editor); and our typists, scribes and transcriptionists: Kerri, Dee, Natalie, Ruth, Adele, Leila, Rae and Amanda.

For more information go to: The On Time Typing Team

Our experience

editing and graphic design

For details of our editors’ qualifications and experience in editing, go to: On Time Typing: Our editors.

For details of our designers’ qualifications and experience in graphic design, formatting and image editing, go to: On Time Typing: our graphic designers.

COPY TYPING AND audio Transcription

For details of our typists’ and transcriptionists’ qualifications and experience, go to: On Time Typing: our typists and audio transcriptionists.

scribing and minute-taking

Our scribes and minute-takers have extensive experience in scribing and are required to pass the On Time Typing On-site Scribing Accuracy TestMinutes and reports are edited to a high standard. We have on-site scribes in Gippsland, Melbourne and Bendigo (VIC), and Cairns and Brisbane (QLD). We scribe via telephone across Australia.

For details of our scribes and their locations, go to: Our scribes – who are we?

Our publications

For more information about our published books,  go to: Publications.

Publication in progress: On Time Typing is currently producing a life story (memoir) for an elderly client who lives in Victoria. We are at the scribing and early editing stage and will go on to complete the editing, design and self-publishing process, to printed book stage.

Sally-Anne regularly writes and publishes articles for LinkedIn,  Gippsland Business Connect  and our Blog about editing, proofreading, scribing, writing, business blogging; managing small businesses; work-life balance; and reviews.

Join us on social media

Blog:  Read our articles about editing, self-publishing, small business management and reviews of books, events and issues in our Blog

LinkedIn: Check out Sally-Anne’s articles about writing, editing and other topics and join her network of professional employees and businesses: LI Sally-Anne Watson Kane

Facebook:  Follow us at  On Time Typing Australia;   On Time Typing Darwin & Alice Springs;   On Time Typing Gippsland;   On Time Typing Melbourne;   On Time Typing Bendigo;   On Time Typing Sydney;  On Time Typing QueenslandPeewee Press.

Twitter: Follow us at  On Time Typing

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See our Yellow Pages ads at: Darwin and Northern Territory;   Pakenham and Melbourne;   Bendigo and Central Victoria.

Our commitment

  • Confidentiality: we offer a signed guarantee of confidentiality to all clients. We have voluntarily ‘opted in’ to be covered by section 6EA(3) of the Privacy Act (1988) (Australia) and are included in OAIC’s Opt-In Register for that Act
  • We will display integrity, honesty and reliability in all our dealings with you
  • We will provide the highest quality service possible
  • We are committed to the lowest carbon footprint possible. We use solar power, and recycled and wheat-pulp paper, in our main office. We purchase our equipment and software from Australian-owned businesses where possible.

Acknowledgements

On Time Typing is proud to acknowledge the Braiakaulung Traditional Owners of the Gunaikurnai nation on whose land our main office is based, and the Traditional Owners of all countries in Australia; and we pay our respects to the Elders of this land, past and present. In particular, we acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the countries where our typists and editors are based: Braiakaulung (Latrobe City, Gippsland), Woi Wurrung/Wurundjeri (Melbourne), Bunurong (Mornington Peninsular), Dja Dja Warrung (Bendigo), and Larrakia (Darwin area). Note: formal approval from traditional elders for acknowledgement of Tjapukai elders of Cairns area is pending.

All the photographs in this website (excluding the blog section) have been created by either Darren Kane or Sally-Anne Watson Kane. 

Sally-Anne Watson Kane is the author and Copyright owner of all text within this website, including the blog section, excluding annotated quotations.Sally-Anne is the Copyright owner of all the images on this website, excluding the blog section. 

The black-and-white-bird logo, designed and produced by Darren Kane, and our business name, On Time Typing, is trademarked under the name of Sally-Anne Watson Kane who owns all Intellectual Property rights.

Sally-Anne Watson Kane would like to thank:

  • Darren Kane for creating the black-and-white-bird image (peewee/mudlark), the On Time Typing Trademark logo (also used by Peewee Press) since 2002
  • Darren Kane for contributing photographs for our website and blog
  • Darwin Web Design (Northern Territory) for website design and ongoing technical support
  • Gibson Accounting (Traralgon, Victoria) for accounting services
  • Penny Baird (IPA) of Bluegum Bookkeeping (Bendigo, Victoria) for book-keeping services and support: [email protected]
  • Veronica Pereira for her assistance in producing Buibere – Voice of East Timorese Women, Volume 1 and Buibere – Lian Feto Loro Sa’e Nian volum 2, and ongoing assistance, support and collaboration in projects
  • Our dedicated team of scribes, editors, proofreaders, graphic designers and transcriptionists: Ruth, Leila, Rae, Dee, Claire, Christina, Adele, Natalie, Kerri, Sue, Christine and Amanda.