Living Histories – Professional Historians
For over 30 years members of the Living Histories team have undertaken diverse heritage projects.
Our work includes thematic environmental histories, conservation studies, significance assessments and research reports.
Below is a select list of heritage projects. A detailed list is available here.
Heritage Studies & Thematic Histories
A Thematic Heritage Study on Australia’s Benevolent and Other Care Institutions (2016) for Commonwealth of Australia,
Jill Barnard in association with Context Pty Ltd – full pdf available here
City of Moonee Valley Thematic History (2012) for Moonee Valley City Council, Jill Barnard and Sonia Jennings –
access pdf here
Princes Pier, Port Melbourne Thematic History (2011) Jill Barnard
Shire of Colac Otway Heritage Study (2003) Mary Sheehan & Associates
City of Kingston Thematic History (1999) Jill Barnard and Mary Sheehan
Shire of Cardinia Thematic History (1998) Jill Barnard
Australian Racing Museum (2011) Sonia Jennings (with Emma Russell, History @ Work)
Assessment – Individual Sites
‘Pyrmont’ St Kilda, Historical Analysis (2006) Sonia Jennings
Doreen Community Hall, Historical Analysis (2004) Sonia Jennings and Mary Sheehan
Alphington Park Swimming Basin, History (2000) Mary Sheehan
Bendigo School of Mines, Historical Analysis (1999) Mary Sheehan
Churchill Island Homestead, Historical Analysis (1996) Mary Sheehan