• Oral History Victoria Community Innovation Award, October 2016. Highly Commended for the 'Who are we now?'  oral history project with the Victorian Faculty of the Australasian College of Dermatologists
  • Victorian Community History Awards 2014, Multimedia History Award Commendation - Queen Victoria Women's Centre Centenary Digital Timeline 
  • Inaugural Australia ICOMOS Victorian Scholarship, 2008
  • Victorian Community History Awards 2008, Best Collaborative Project - Collingwood Plaques 

Roles & Memberships

  • Historian-in-Residence - Australasian College of Dermatologists, Victorian Faculty
  • Professional Historians Association 
  • Oral History Association of Australia
  • Australian & New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine
  • Australia ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites), National Scientific Committee - Intangible Cultural Heritage (founding member)


  • Research using public records, private archives, oral, visual and digital records
  • Writing reports, commissioned histories, encyclopaedia entries, articles, pamphlets, interpretive panels and exhibition text
  • Publishing, editing & peer review
  • Teamwork, training and mentoring
  • Project management
  • Ethical, legal & protocol matters
  • Cultural heritage significance assessments


  • BA (Hons), La Trobe University, 1992
  • MA (Public History), Monash University, 1997
  • ACMI Digital Storytelling, 2014


  • ‘Code of Ethics’ - Australian Council of Professional Historians Association 
  • ‘Guidelines of Ethical Practice’ - Oral History Association of Australia


  • Professional Indemnity and Public Liability