David has responsibility for the Information and Communication Collection, which covers technologies that are or have been directly involved in communication and/or the processing of information.
He has published a number of books including The First Computer Mouse, a fantasy tale for children (actually for their parents and grandparents). He has written and contributed to a number of informational books for children. He has participated in a number of amateur and professional theatrical productions, has been an extra on Neighbours, and appears regularly on a radio science programme. He is Museum Victoria’s unofficial poet laureate.
David believes that storytelling is the most effective form of communication in museums . . . and everywhere else.