Unit 7/1 Frederick Street
Maylands SA 5069
ABN 89 237 654 996
Telephone (08) 8362 8262



Member Status:

Professional Historian

Academic Qualifications / Status:

BA (Hons) (Adelaide), MA (Flinders)

Membership of Related Societies:

Historical Society of South Australia, Norwood, Payneham, St Peters Historical Society, North Adelaide Society

Professional Experience:

More than two decades as a researcher; 13 years as a hotel historian; conservation studies of public and private buildings; heritage survey consultant; land use surveys of industrial lands; record management and archival experience; former historian for 6 years with Adelaide City Council.

Skills and Services Offered:

Archival and library research; heritage studies; lands title searches, oral history; photographic research; public speaking; research; historical tour guide; writing;

Publications / Reports:

Heritage of the City of Adelaide (1990) (co-author); ‘’The West End’ in William Shakespeare’s Adelaide 1860-1930 (1992); Aldersgate, a history 1943-1992 (1992); Down at the Local: A History of the Hotels of Norwood, Kensington & Kent Town (1998); contributor to Wakefield Companion to South Australian History (2001).

Research Interests:

Architecture, Australian studies, Biography; Compiling bibliographies; Crime; Cultural Tourism; Heritage studies; Hotel and liquor industry; House history; Industrial history; Law; Local history; Mining History; Organisation histories; South Australian studies; Urban history.

Specialist Areas:

Architecture, Australian studies, Biography, Compiling bibliographies, Crime, Cultural tourism, Heritage studies, Heritage surveys/studies, Hotel and liquor industry, House history, industrial history, Land titles searches, Law, Local history, Mining history, Oral history, Organisation histories, Photographical research, Public speaking, Research, South Australian studies, Tour guides/brochures, Urban history, Writing