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Dr Danielle Brady

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 6741, Email:, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML18.117
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6741
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML18.117  



  • Master of Arts (Science and Technology Studies), Deakin University, 2000.
  • Doctor of Philosophy in the Field of Agriculture, The University of Queensland, 1992.
  • Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours), Murdoch University, 1986.


Recent Research Grants

  • Putting the public back into public health: Visual communication of public health data for public understanding - Needle and Syringe Exchange Programs - A design approach,  Department of Health WA,  Scholarships to Support Industry Engagement PhD Projects,  2014 - 2019,  $39,000.
  • Reimagining Perth's Lost Wetlands,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2014 (Round 2),  2014 - 2016,  $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 - 2016,  $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, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, DOI: 10.1002/9781118321607.ch33.

Journal Articles

  • Brady, D., Murray, J., (2018), Reimagining the cultural significance of wetlands: From Perth’s lost swamps to the Beeliar Wetlands. Coolabah, 24 & 25(na), 292-307, Barcelona, University of Barcelona.
  • Pietracatella, R., Brady, D., (2016), Drink wisely Australians, but keep drinking: does the alcohol industry in Australia frame the discourse on alcohol to maintain hegemony?. Media International Australia, 160(1), 53-66, SAGE Publications Inc., DOI: 10.1177/1329878X16651136.
  • Haimes, P., Medley, S., Brady, D., Baba, T., (2016), Exploring community attitudes towards sharing of bushfire information online. Journal of Disaster Research, 11(3), 552-558, Tokyo, Fuji Technology Press, DOI: 10.20965/jdr.2016.p0552.
  • Ryan, J., Brady, D., Kueh, C., (2015), Where Fanny Balbuk Walked: Re-imagining Perth’s Wetlands. M/C Journal, 18(6), online, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia, Queensland University of Technology.
  • Green, L., Brady, D., (2014), 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, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/10304312.2013.854866.
  • 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, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/1326365X13517191.
  • Holloway, D., Green, L., Brady, D., (2013), FireWatch: Creative Responses to Bushfire Catastrophes. M/C Journal, 16(1), online, Brisbane.

Conference Publications

  • Barwood, D., Brady, D., Jones, A., Strickland, M., Blane, S., (2017), Creating an understanding of the UV Index amongst pre-service teachers. Proceedings of the 30th ACHPER International Conference: Participation in an active and healthy life: Valuing the participant voice, 46-53, Flinders Park, South Australia, Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation.
  • 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, AST Management Pty Ltd.
  • 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, Australian and New Zealand Communication Association.

Non-Traditional Research Outputs

  • 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.


  • Green, L., Brady, D., Holloway, D., Staksrud, E., Olafsson, K., (2013), What bothers Australian kids online? Children comment on bullies, porn and violence., Australia, ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Chinese Diaspora And Western Australian Nature (perth Region): A Study Of Material Engagement With The Natural World In Diasporic Culture
  • Master of Arts by Research,  Peel, Fondle, Ogle. An Exhibition. - And - Unfixed Parameters: A Creative Arts Praxis Investigation Of The In-between Conditions Of The Corporeal Body. An Exegesis.
  • 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
  • Master of Arts by Research,  Public Relations Crisis Management During The Melamine-tainted Milk Crisis In China

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.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  A Study Of Walking And Walkability Through A Spatial Justice/spatial Practice Framework, In Maylands, Western Australia
  • Master of Arts,  A Comparative Study Of Indigenous People's And Early European Settlers' Usage Of Three Perth Wetlands, Western Australia 1829 -1939
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Designing For Communities In Bushfire-prone Situations: Redesigning The Firewatch Website Interface.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Directing Through Dialogue: A Theatre Director's Exploration Of Leadership
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