* Bachelor of Science University of Sydney 1966.
* Queensland Aboriginal Notes Series 1989 - 2002
* Queensland Family History Society Award for Services to Family History 1993.
* Order of Australia Medal for Services to Aboriginal and Islander Family History Research 1996.
* Creation of the Aboriginal Family History Research web site in 2004.
* Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations Meritorious Award for Family History 2009.
* Creation of the Centre of Aboriginal Family History Research website in 2012