Meet our authors

Our books are written with a collaborative approach with teams of authors. The authors are highly experienced teachers with many years experience in HSC and School Certificate marking and in advising students on examination preparation and technique.

The principal authors and editors are:

Catherine Odlum

Catherine has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Sydney and has been teaching Secondary Science for over 30 years. She has been writing and compiling HSC questions and answers for the various HSC Science subjects since 1981.

Robert Garner

Robert has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of NSW and has been teaching Secondary Science for over 40 years. He has been writing and compiling HSC questions and answers for the various HSC Science subjects since 1975.

Katrina Garner

Since achieving outstanding results in her HSC, Katrina has gained a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Science from the University of NSW. She has been teaching Secondary Science since 2013. As our youngest contributing author and editor, Katrina helps ensure that the language used in answers is age-appropriate and how top achieving school students would write.