The development of the Thematic History will be led by GML Heritage with the following team members:
Sharon is Chief Executive Officer and Partner, would be GML’s project director for this project. Sharon is a public historian and urban planner with over 20 years’ experience in Aboriginal and historical cultural heritage assessments, management and conservation for public and private sector clients. Sharon would oversee the successful delivery of the project and provide historical and project management advice.
Sharon is known for her strategic and creative thinking. She has extensive experience in the delivery of independent advice for complex heritage places and planning matters, and is well recognized for award-winning interpretation from concept to implementation, led by design thinking, public history, and people’s stories and memories.
Léonie is a historian with over 20 years’ experience. She has prepared site histories, significance assessments and site descriptions for a broad range of reports for private, institutional and local, state and Commonwealth government clients, including conservation/heritage management plans, statements of heritage impact, heritage assessments, and heritage interpretation plans and strategies. Her work has spanned a diverse array of sites in NSW, Queensland, Victoria and South Australia, from residential and education projects to rural grain silos to inner-city heritage conservation areas.
Prior to joining GML, Léonie worked in heritage consultancies, as a freelance historian and as a senior historical services librarian.
GML Senior Heritage Consultant and Historian, would develop the thematic history and research as project manager to this project. As a professional historian and project manager, Minna has developed substantial experience in consulting environments leading research, building interpretive frameworks and community engagement projects for government and private clients in NSW and Victoria. Minna would support and help organise the consultation phase, and liaison with stakeholders. She will identify research to be reviewed and arrange access to collections held at local studies. Minna prepare the draft and final Thematic History.