Hello & Welcome

My name is Carmel Thompson, and I am the Founder and CEO of The Southern Cross Connection.  We have been in operation for approx. 30 years and have facilitated learning programmes both nationally and internationally.  My current focus is to encourage you to challenge your own beliefs, be creative and foster a healthy sense of self-esteem.  We all have ‘a book or a story’ inside of us so let me and my team take you on a journey to write a story and share it with the world! 

Australia’s Learning Specialists

Unlock Your Learning Potential


3 Simple Steps

How it works



We discuss your needs and goals and then tailor a custom learning experience.



Receive tailored solutions to enhance your learning or writing projects.



Put our expertise into action and see the results in your business or book.

Take the Next Step

Start your learning journey or book-writing adventure with Southern Cross Connection today.

Our Services

Expert assistance for your business strategies, writing projects, and publishing journey.


Business Mentoring

Expert guidance and support to enhance your business strategies and achieve your goals.


Business Consultancy

Comprehensive consultancy services to optimize your business operations and drive growth.


Authors’ Mentoring

Personalized mentoring and guidance for aspiring authors to develop their writing skills.


Authors’ Editing

Professional editing services to refine your manuscript and prepare it for publication.


Create an E-Book

Converting your Novel, Poetry, or Short Story into an E-Book


Self Publishing

Learn about whether self publishing is for you.

About Southern Cross Connection

Get to know Carmel Thompson, the CEO of SCC and a leading expert in the knowledge industry.

Learn how Southern Cross Connection was founded and its mission to empower learners.

Discover our passion for helping authors fulfill their writing dreams through Budding Authors Ink.

Client Testimonials

Read what our satisfied clients have to say about our services.

Ready to Unlock Your Potential?

Contact us today to discuss your learning or writing goals!