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 Historiesbenevolent-thematic-study

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 Environmental 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

Site History

Melbourne Park (2018) Jill Barnard and Sonia Jennings

Significance Assessment

Australian Racing Museum (2011) Sonia Jennings (with Emma Russell, History @ Work)

Maritime Infrastructure Assessment Project (2010) Jill Barnard

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

Capturing the Past for the Future