Janet King

Name: Janet King
Bio: Janet King is the Director of Queensland Energy Museum and responsible for establishing Memories of Energy Groups (MEGs) and Memories of Energy Trails (METs) throughout Queensland. Janet also has her own museum consultancy, Topaz Museum Consultants. Prior to migration from Wales in 1996, Janet was a full-time University of Wales History and European Studies lecturer.
Skills and Services Offered: History of energy development in Australia
Historical research, writing, editing
Oral history
Museum and site interpretation
Significance assessments
Industrial/railway/corporate history
Women’s history
Qualifications: Dip HE, BA (1st Class Hons), Ph.D, Workplace Trainer/Assessor, HIA Greensmart Professional
Professional Interests: Social/industrial/medical/oral history
Women’s history
History of the design of domestic appliances
History and application of photography
Publications and Experience:

Author of three books, organised 14 exhibitions and website on Queensland’s energy history

Numerous articles published in Australia and in UK on social, industrial and women’s history

Currently undertaking research for two publications, the introduction of electricity in rural and outback Queensland, and the work of a late Brisbane photographer

Mobile: 0411 039 335
Email 2: www.energymuseum.com.au

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