Mulwala Explosives Facility oral history and interpretation project

2017- Client: Department of Defence and Australian Munitions/Thales Australia As the Mulwala Explosives Facility undergoes a major period of redevelopment and modernisation, I undertook an oral history project to record the experiences of thirteen current and former workers at the Read More …

Onkaparinga River National Park and Recreation Park interpretive signs

2017 Client: Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR, SA State Government) I researched and wrote a series of interpretive signs for trails throughout the Onkaparinga River National and Recreation Parks. The signs cover the ecology, early colonisation, geology Read More …

Anstey Hill Recreation Park interpretive signs

2017 Client: Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR, SA State Government) I researched and wrote a series of interpretive signs for trails throughout the Anstey Hill Recreation Park, covering the themes of geology, flora and fauna, and the Read More …

Elliston Coastal Trail

2016 Client: District Council of Elliston, subconsultant for Martins Brand House I wrote the text for a series of interpretive signs in the new Elliston Coastal Trail.  I also researched and identified appropriate historical and contemporary images.  The themes for Read More …

Tonsley Park Cultural History Project

2012-2013 Client: Department of Manufacturing, Innovation, Trade, Resources and Energy (DMITRE)(SA), subconsultant for Martins Integrated (now Martins Brand House) I prepared a report on the natural, agricultural, social and industrial history of the Tonsley Park site, and undertook filmed interviews Read More …

Kauwi Visitors Centre and Bush Tukka Garden

2011-2012 Client: SA Water, subconsultant for Woodhead International (now GHD Woodhead) I wrote the text for the interpretive signs on Kaurna heritage for the Visitors Centre and for signs in the Bush Tukka garden at the Desalination Plant in Lonsdale.  Read More …

Bowden Urban Village Cultural Mapping Project

2010-2011 Client: Land Management Corporation (now Renewal SA), subconsultant for DASH Architects I undertook interviews to document the social and industrial heritage of the former gasworks and Clipsal sites at Bowden.  Eleven key themes were identified that best encapsulate the Read More …

Meadows Heritage Walk

2010-2011 Client: Meadows community (SA) Using quotes from a series of interviews I undertook in 2007-2008, I wrote the text for 13 interpretive signs, and for an accompanying brochure to guide visitors around the main historic features of Meadows.  The Read More …

Mulwala Explosives Factory Archival Recording Project

2008 Client: Department of Defence, NSW I researched the industrial and social history of the factory, and wrote a script for an industrial documentary explaining the chemical and physical processes used to manufacture explosives at Mulwala.  I also spoke with Read More …

Willunga Slate Museum, Stages 1 and 2

  2004-2005 & 2007-2009 Client: National Trust, Willunga Branch (SA) I researched and wrote the interpretive panels for the Willunga Slate Museum.  An audio installation features in stage 2 of the project, and I wrote the actors’ scripts.  The scripts Read More …