Top of page
Global Site Navigation

School of Communications and Arts

Local Section Navigation

Help us improve our content by rating this page.

Page rating system

Please tell us why your content rating for this page is low.
If you'd rather not, just click Submit.

You are here:
ECU is currently converting this web content to a more mobile friendly format. If you find the content below is not formatting correctly during this transition please view on desktop browser.
Main Content

Dr Danielle Brady

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 9370 6741, Email:, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML3.230
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  9370 6741  
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML3.230  


Staff Qualifications

  • MA (Master of Arts), Deakin University, 2000 .
  • PhD, The University of Queensland, 1992 .
  • BScHons (Bachelor of Science Honours), Murdoch University, 1986 .


Recent Research Grants

  • Reimagining Perth's Lost Wetlands,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2014 (Round 2),  2014 - 2015,  $76,334.
  • Using community engagement and enhanced visual information to promote FireWatch satellite communication as a support for collaborative decision-making,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Projects),  2012 - 2014,  $487,368.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Green, L., Brady, D., (2013), Young people online. A companion to new media dynamics, 461-471, West Sussex, UK.

Journal Articles

  • Green, L., Brady, D., (2013), Do Australian children trust their parents more than peers when seeking support for online activities?. Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, 28(1), 112-122, London, UK, DOI: 10.1080/10304312.2013.854866.
  • Holloway, D., Green, L., Brady, D., (2013), FireWatch: Creative Responses to Bushfire Catastrophes. M/C Journal, 16(1), online, Brisbane.
  • Brady, D., Webb, N., (2013), Communicating bushfire safety in Australia: the challenge for government of increasing community participation. Asia Pacific Media Educator, 23(2), 355-369, DOI: 10.1177/1326365X13517191.
  • Vidyarini, TN., Brady, D., (2012), Cultural Diplomacy as Public Relations in an Indonesian Consulate in Australia. Asia Pacific Public Relations Journal, 13(2), 27-34, Melbourne.
  • Green, L., Brady, D., Olafsson, K., Hartley, J., Lumby, C., (2011), Risks and safety for Australian children on the internet: Full findings from the AU Kids Online survey of 9-16 year olds and their parents. Cultural Science , 4(1), 1-73,
  • Robson, J., Brady, D., Hopkins, L., (2010), From practice to the page: Multi-disciplinary understandings of the written component of practice-led studies. Australasian Drama Studies, 57(October), 188-199, Australia.

Conference Publications

  • Brady, D., Webb, N., (2013), Communicating bushfire safety: the challenge of community participation for government. ANZCA Conference Proceedings , 13p., Fremantle.
  • Holloway, D., Green, L., Brady, D., (2013), 0-8: Young children's Internet use. Refereed Proceedings of the 2013 Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Conference:, 11p, Perth, WA.
  • Haimes, P., Brady, D., Clarkson, B., Medley, S., (2013), Engaging with communities as a design process: redesigning the FireWatch interface. Earth: Fire & Rain - Proceedings of the Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference 2013, 107-124, Nerang, Queensland.
  • Brady, D., Holloway, D., Green, L., (2012), Firewatch: Use of satellite imagery by remote communities in northern Australia for fire risk communications. Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Cultural Attitudes towards Technology and Communication (CATaC) 2012, 372-382, Perth, Australia.
  • Green, L., Hartley, J., Lumby, C., Brady, D., (2011), Australian children's experiences of parents' online mediation., 259-276,

Creative Works

  • Giblett, R., Ryan, J., Chinna, N., Brady, D., Murray, J., Kueh, C., (2014), Re-imagining Perth's Lost Wetlands - Exhibition. Reimagining Perth's Lost Wetlands, Perth Town Hall.
  • Giblett, R., Ryan, J., Saraswati, A., Murray, J., Brady, D., Kueh, C., (2014), Reimagining Perth's Lost Wetlands Exhibition. Reimagining Perth's Lost Wetlands, Perth Town Hall.
  • Brady, D., Ferguson, N., (2012), Embody - Editorial. M/C A Journal of Media and Culture, Brisbane.


  • Green, L., Brady, D., Holloway, D., Staksrud, E., Olafsson, K., (2013), What bothers Australian kids online? Children comment on bullies, porn and violence., Australia.
  • Green, L., Olafsson, K., Brady, D., Smahel, D., (2012), Excessive internet use among Australian children. Summary report., Australia.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  A Leap In The Dark: Identity, Culture And The Trauma Of War Mediated Through The Visual Art Of North-east European Migrants And Emigres To Australia After 1945.

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Drawn From Artists' Lives: An Empirical Study Of The Situation And Realisation Of Professional Visual Art Practices In The Western Australian Field Of Cultural Production..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Brand And Public Relations In Taiwanese Not-for Profit- Sector: A Case Study Of The Eden Social Welfare Foundation..
  • Master of Arts,  A Comparative Study Of Indigenous People's And Early European Settlers' Usage Of Three Perth Wetlands, Western Australia 1829 -1939.
Skip to top of page