About

Nullarbor combines more than 50 years of expertise in information technology in the business, government and education sectors in Australia, Europe and Asia. Our aim is to help people make the most of available and emerging technologies.

our name

The name “nullarbor” is derived from the Latin null arbor meaning “no tree” as we started out in paperless (treeless) publishing.

directors

Lis Shelley

LIS SHELLEY
Founding Director
and Principal Consultant
BA (ANU), Grad Dip Info Sys (UC), Cert IV (Training & Assessment)

Lis founded Nullarbor in 1995 and has been working in information technology since 1987 in software development, project management, support, training, quality assurance, corporate video, website development, marketing and magazine editing. Now specialising in website design, business & technical writing & editing and small business IT training and events, Lis worked for 9 years in SE Asia and Europe in the private, education and research sectors.

She is an advocate for smarter business practices as a way of reducing greenhouse emissions. A native English speaker, Lis speaks and writes German and has a passion for film and photography. She is also a director, producer and performer with Footprint Theatre, and is the founding Director and tutor at StageFlight, a drama school and event management business in the South East Region of NSW.

KARL AUER
Director and Network Consultant

BA (ANU), Grad Dip Computing Studies (CQU)

Karl joined Nullarbor in 2005 to take on the network director role, specialising in DNS, large network management, IPv6 analysis, strategic planning and training, programming and business and technical writing. He has worked in IT since 1984, in a range of high-tech companies in Australia and the Australian National University.

He is also Director of Into6, a business specialising in IPv6 training and strategic consultancy.

For 8 years he worked at ETH Zurich, the major tech university in Switzerland, responsible for a 20,000 node network. He is a founding member of the Internet Society in Australia ISOC-AU, a member of the Association of Computing Machinery ACM and SAGE-AU and a Life Member of the PC Users Group PCUG (ACT). In 1997 Karl received an ACT Volunteer of the Year Award for his work in technology. A native English speaker, Karl speaks and writes German fluently. He has pedalled his human-powered recumbent tricycle in several European EcoTrips and is a founding member of Footprint Theatre, where he directs, performs and operates stage lighting.

history

We began trading in 1995 as Nullarbor Electronic Publishing and incorporated in 1997. In 2005 the company changed its name to Nullarbor Consulting Pty Ltd to reflect our wider range of services.

Nullarbor continues to provide website and online shop design, WordPress sites, MailChimp newsletter services, Facebook page setups, small business IT training, newsletter and business writing and image services.

In 2012 we moved the network services side of our business, particularly IPV6-related services, under the trading name Into6.

In 2013 we moved the event management and business presentation skills training side of our business under the trading name of StageFlight

environment


We subscribe to GreenPower and excess power generated by our rooftop solar system feeds into the mains grid.

We are commited to – and encourage other businesses to commit to – environmentally sound business practices, such as paperless publishing, email and videoconferencing, recycling, using equipment with low energy requirements and using renewable energy sources.