Major clients

Contributing Writer, commissioned articles and general writing for quarterly issues. Some of my recent articles are:

  • Wine by Design
  • The Art of Balance
  • The Great Provider
  • Horse Healers
  • Ladies of Lunchalot
  • Warburton Summer Produce Market

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Website and Social Media, including blog writing, SEO, content development and authoring and integrated content strategy for www.visitwarburton.com.au and Facebook page

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Content writer

Communications Consultant – responsible for all content and development on www.visitwarburton.com.au and associated social media including Facebook and blog development.

Ex officio role on committee and advisor on events and community activities in the region. Liaison with local businesses and members.

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Communications Consultant – digital and professional content for UYCE and its companies. Community story telling and profiling of local initiatives, businesses and events.

Preparation of Annual Report and a range of collaterals, including the quarterly Local Life publication.

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Contributing author, proofreader (more than 30 books and publications) across of range of genres including fiction, biography and memoir, non fiction and instructional, health and wellness, plays, workbooks and reference books.

Including the Live More series and international award winning cookbook Food As Medicine.

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Article writer and repurposing of material for website.

Provided communication consultant services (2010/11) redeveloping website and relaunching Healthy Living magazine. Editor-in-chief, writer and provided layout services for 8 issues.

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Article writer/ghostwriter, biographer

Lindy has provided a range of writing and editing services to the not-for-profit organisation NIIM, including articles, the Integrative Health Guide, various applications, events programs and documents.

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Press release Open Studios 2018.

Copywriting, communications planning and delivery and brand overview. Click here

Digital Magazine – Editorial direction, project management, copywriting, layout planning, communications planning and delivery and brand overview. Ten issues from launch until March 2021. Click here

Recent articles

Yarra Valley and Ranges
Country Life Magazine

writer, lindy schneider, yarra valley communications, warburtonAn insight into the writing life of Lindy.

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utumn Issue 2021

Spring 2019 edition

Award wining Yarra Valley coffee roasters, Silva Coffee, celebrate their 10th anniversary this spring.

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The story of Buxton Trout and Salmon Farm is on of hardship, survival and hope

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wild fire wines Jonah and donna harryWinter issue 2019

Meet John and Donna Harry of Wild Fire Wines in East Warburton.

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Autumn Issue

Read about tea sommelier Sarah de Witt, founder of Mary Eats Cake and all round exceptional human!

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An art-led recovery for the people of Marysville on the ten year anniversary of Black Saturday. Featuring Bruno’s Art and Sculpture Garden.

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Photos: Kate Baker

A private zoo with real meaning.

A Twist of Willow is backyard bliss for visitors, and the team of NDIS ‘zoo keepers’ that care for the animals of the nocturnal zoo.

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Photos: Kate Baker

Nan Francis is an icon of the arts scene in the Yarra Valley. Find out why.

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Meet master craftsman and saddle maker Paul Buckland at home in Yellingbo.

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Community assisted agriculture has provided the biodynamic, small herd based Little Yarra Dairy with an innovative business model that might just be the future for farming.

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It would be hard to find a more serene location for a home office. Yarra Magazine Editor Pip Young shares her passion for the Yarra Valley, her business and her home.

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Five contributors share the ways they manage to find calm in their hectic schedules.

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Lonsdale Park on the Yarra – a stunning home renovation that is five elements in perfect harmony.

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Meet Shaun Crinion, winemaker and owner of Dappled Wines in Steels Creek and winner of the James Halliday “Best New Winery’ award in 2017.

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Meet Stone Art Balancer Lincoln Seppings and read his story about how this natural art has helped him manage anxiety and find an international following on Instagram.

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The Providore is the love child of Ryan Frazer and the Meletos and Stones of the Yarra family in the historical St Hubert’s district in the Yarra Valley.

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The Yarra Valley is home to the highest population of horses in Australia so it’s not surprising that therapeutic approaches such as Equine Therapy are being established in the area. Find out how horses are helping humans find healing.

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A community of women sharing life, gardens and produce, and stories at the lunch table.

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Local producers and community gather on the village green every Friday afternoon over Summer to share life and stock up on the finest and freshest foods Warburton has to offer.

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A mother and son take a winter drive gathering the best Yarra Valley produce along the way

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A brief intro to the wonders of winter play

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Recent articles

Other Publications

My article “Horse time helps heal the heart of families’ about the ‘Rein it in’ program we developed at Wedgetail Rides for at risk children and families.To read article click on the link

The Owner Builder Magazine featured Lindy’s seven page article ‘Living Sculpture’ in June 2011. Artist and Warburton resident, Sioux Dollman’s magical strawbale home also featured on the front cover.

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Cover story and regular column on healing  in this grassroots magazine.

The Yarra Valley Experience Magazine featured Lindy’s three page article ‘Site Seeker’, in Autumn 2010.

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Foreword (book) – An example of ghostwriting from the heart. The foreword of this book about the lifestyle choices of natural therapists is personal and inspiring.

The article  ‘Bushfoods not new foods’ explores the rising popularity of Indigenous Foods and considers the long terms history of this new trend in the kitchens.

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Public speaking & workshops

Welcome Address – Culture Tracks Launch – Creative Communities, Yarra Ranges Council at The Memo Healesville,  February 2019.

Panellist for Yarra Ranges Council  ‘Creative Communities Plan launch’ at The Memo Healesville,  September  2018.

Panellist for Regional Arts Victoria ‘Regional Arts Words’ at the National Gallery of Victoria, Art Book Fair March 2018.

First Tuesday Book Club guest speaker – February 2018 at Dymocks Camberwell

Women of Interest Panelist, March 2017, Warburton Arts Cneetre

Author Talk, July 2017, Yarra Valley Library

Convener – Panel discussion “The role of the practitioner in a creative ecosystem”, August 2017, Yarra Ranges Council Creative Communities Forum

Small Business Workshop ‘ Building a word of mouth relationship through value’ Japara Business Network November 2017

Yarra Valley Arts, Guest Speaker, Annual General Meeting, November 2017

‘Art Journal’, Radio interviews with Cora Zon, Yarra Valley FM

Website copy

Website content writer

Website content writer

Home page copy and positioning statement

Rewrite existing and create new copy for keyword optimisation/SEO

Website editor, copywriter and content manager

Copy for product range descriptors for online sale site



Is it possible to just go with the flow and still have a business? Well yes, of course it is. Lindy came on the podcast to tell us all about it. She shared how she left her corporate gig (spoiler alert, it was the most dramatically peaceful exit ever). ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Lindy is one of the strongest, kindest and open women I’ve ever met. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Check out episode 3 of the SkillSeeker podcast HERE. We are asking Australian women in business “what do you know now that you wish you knew then”.

Contributing author

Launching March 2021

Developed chapter material and provided proofreading services for a series of program books – reference, workbook and recipe book, which launched internationally in 2013 as an initiative of Sanitarium 2013

The Chemical Maze Bookshelf Companion launched in June 2012. A complete guide to additives in food and household products and guidelines for a healthier, chemical free lifestyle. Coauthored by Lindy and Bill Statham

Roadmap to Wellness was a joint writing project with Heather Millar commissioned by NIIM and Swisse Wellness. A preventative health care guide that combined latest research in an easy to access approach to optimal health through nutrition, meditation and fitness.

Branding & development

Project management, branding, content development and co-ordination.

Start-up support, branding and strategic direction. Highly successful organic business working consciously.

Branding, copy writing and positioning

Campaigns & advocacy

Key Campaign Team member in two-year community activism program opposing an inappropriate development in Warburton that involved communication with local and international media, federal, state and local governments, and presenting community position at a seven day VCAT hearing. Successful outcome for community.