Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy – History (University of Melbourne)

Master Education (University of New England)

Graduate Diploma Regional Studies – History (La Trobe University)

Graduate Diploma Education – Secondary (La Trobe University)

Bachelor Arts (Victoria University) 

Selected Projects

People and place histories

A history of the Maldon Historic Reserve, for Friends of Maldon Historic Reserve, 2021

A history of landscape change, for Nuggetty Land Protection Group, 2016

Public land in Victoria history, for Investigation into Historic Places on Public Land, Victorian Environmental Assessment Council (VEAC), 2015

William Vahland biography, for City of Greater Bendigo, 2015

Submission to VEAC’s Investigation into Historic Places on Public Land, for Heritage Council Victoria, 2014

Red Gum Forests History for Sustainable Diversion Limits (SDL) Offset Project, for North Central Catchment Management Authority, with LRGM Services, 2014

History of the southwest region of Victoria, South West Heritage Flood Recovery Project, for Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE), with LRGM Services, 2012

European history of Mount Barker Stone Arrangement, for La Trobe University, 2010-11

European history for River Red Gum Forests Discussion Paper, for VEAC, 2006

History of the Castlemaine Goldfields Burial Grounds, for Parks Victoria, 2003

 

Heritage studies and place assessments

Former Shire of Strathfieldsaye (Urban Areas) Thematic History, for City of Greater Bendigo, 2021

Former Shire of Huntly Heritage Study Stage One, for City of Greater Bendigo, 2020

Cranbourne Heritage Overlay Review, with Plan Heritage, 2020

Golden Square Heritage Study, Stage One, for City of Greater Bendigo, 2019

Senior Historian and Heritage Consultant with Context Pty Ltd 2017-2021: High Street Bendigo Individual Heritage Overlays, 2021; Nillumbik Shire Heritage Review 2021; Hoddle Grid Heritage Review for City of Melbourne, 2017-19; and City of Boroondara Municipal Wide Heritage Gap Study, 2017-19

Bendigo City Centre Heritage Study, for City of Greater Bendigo, with Context Pty Ltd, 2016

Ararat Rural City Heritage Study Stages One and Two, for Ararat Rural City, with Samantha Westbrooke and Tom Henty, 2012-15

Greater Bendigo Thematic Environmental History, for City of Greater Bendigo, with Lovell Chen, 2012

Gannawarra Shire Heritage Study Stages One and Two, for Gannawarra Shire, with Samantha Westbrooke and Tom Henty, 2008-14

Shire of Campaspe (Gaps) Heritage Study, for Campaspe Shire, with Lorraine Huddle and Tom Henty, 2004-05

Loddon Shire Heritage Study Stages One and Two, for Loddon Shire, with RPD Group and Andrew Ward, 1999-2001

Former Shire of Tullaroop Heritage Study Stages One and Two, for Central Goldfields Shire, 1999-2000

Rural City of Swan Hill Heritage Study Stage One, for Rural City Swan Hill, with RPD Group and Andrew Ward, 1998

 

Oral history projects

‘Whispers of the Past’ Long Swamp Oral History Project, for Trust for Nature, 2017-18

Patho Plains Oral History Project, for DSE, 2010-12

‘Drought Stories: A spoken and visual history of the current drought in Victoria’, for History Council of Victoria, 2009-10

 

Interpretive signage

Axedale Historical Loop interpretive signage, for Axedale Our Town Our Future committee, 2015-16

 

Teaching and training

Coordinator and lecturer, Heritage Planning unit, Urban, Rural and Environmental Planning degree course, La Trobe University, 2007-17

Coordinator and tutor, Conservation Resource Management unit, Conservation and Land Management, Bendigo TAFE, 2005-16

Facilitator, Heritage Strategy Workshop, City of Greater Bendigo, 2013

Historian and author, Assessing Cultural Landscapes, online training manual for Federation of Australian Historical Societies, 2012