Lee K. Curtis is the author of the Whitley award winning Wallabies, Wombats and Other Mammals of Australia. She is a freelance journalist and copywriter who is passionate about Australia’s natural environment and wildlife.
Andrew J. Dennis has a PhD in tropical ecology and has conducted research through JCU, QPWS, CSIRO and the EarthWatch Institute.
Keith R. McDonald has worked in Queensland government conservation agencies for the last 40 years.
Peter M. Kyne has a background in the biology, fisheries and conservation of chondrichthyan fishes (sharks, rays, skates and chimaeras).
Stephen Debus has undertaken research on and written about raptors for 30 years. He completed a PhD and postdoctoral research in Zoology, on declining woodland birds. He now works as an ecological consultant, and is an honorary research associate at UNE, doing projects on various raptors. He co-edits the BOCA journal Australian Field Ornithology, edits the Australasian Raptor Association (ARA) journal Boobook, and serves on the Australian Bird Study Association committee. Stephen has authored field guides on raptors and owls and participated in several Red Goshawk projects.