Chris DawsonClive MooreDr Judith McKayHelen BennettJack FordJudith NissenKatie McConnelLesley Jenkins

Historic/Heritage Tours and Guides

Bianka Vidonja Balanzategui
Historian and Historical Consultant living and working in North Queensland. Daughter of a displaced person and cane cutter and wife of a former cane farmer of Spanish Basque origins hence the professional interest in sugar and migration history
Clive Moore
Clive Moore retired from his position as an historian of Australia and the Pacific at the University of Queensland at the end of 2015. He maintains a variety of historical interests and intends to specialise in community history. After forty years as a professional academic historians he feels that history should be more ‘people-oriented’ and is interested to use his skills to write in an historical but less academic manner.
Dr Judith McKay
Dr Judith McKay is a museum curator, historian and heritage consultant with wide experience in museums, exhibitions, research and writing.
Helen Bennett
Jack Ford
Jack Ford
Dr Jonathan (Jack) Ford is a professional historian specialising in military history and the history of Brisbane’s various suburbs or buildings.
Judith Nissen
Judith is a freelance historian with two decades’ experience. In addition to published works, commissions for a range of private and corporate clients have included research for permanent and temporary museum exhibitions, histories of buildings and organisations, archives reports, heritage significance assessments and citations, and genealogical research. Since July 2008 Judith has been the Australian Dictionary of Biography Research Assistant for Queensland.
Lesley Jenkins
Lesley has a long interest in history and community. Her many awards demonstrate both skill and experience.
AWARDS National Trust – Now and Then, A Gold Coast Journey from the past to the present GCCC 2010
National Trust – Highway Heritage GCCC – 2008
Churchill Fellow 2004 – Oral History
Life Member – Oral History Queensland -2007
Margaret Cook
Margaret Cook is a freelance historian who specialises in the history of the built environment and social history.