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Nullarbor Consulting has been around since 1995 and 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 other businesses make the most of available and emerging technologies.


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 production, website development, marketing and magazine editing. Now specialising in website design, business & technical writing & editing and small business IT training and event management, 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 was a Director, Producer and Performer with Footprint Theatre from 2009-2019, is Founding Director of StageFlight, a drama school, event management and independent film making business in the South East Region of NSW since 2012, and co-founded Far South Film, an association of professional and emerging filmmakers in the South East region of NSW.

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

He has worked in IT since 1984 in a range of tech companies in Australia including NEC, Chemdata and Paxus and the Australian National University. From 1997 until 2005 Karl worked for 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 was a founding member of Footprint Theatre, where he directed, performed and operated stage lighting. Karl is also a co-director of StageFlight.


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.

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

Nullarbor continues to provide websites and online shop designs, e-newsletter services, social media advice, small business IT training, business writing,image services and IT Support.

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


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. Each year we sign up to Earth Hour.