Corporate/Institution History

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Barbara Webster
About: Barbara Webster undertakes historical research and writing about people, places, organisations, institutions, events and environments. Her particular interest is Central Queensland history.
Danny Allsopp
About: Danny Allsopp is a member of the American Civil War Round Table, and concentrates research Australian, American and Irish historical topics.
About: Dr Judith McKay is a museum curator, historian and heritage consultant with wide experience in museums, exhibitions, research and writing.
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About: 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.
Jeff Hopkins-Weise
About: A historian and curator with a strong interest and passion for Queensland, Australian, New Zealand and Pacific history and culture.

Over 25 years’ history and heritage experience, including an array of research, heritage assessment and management, curatorial and collection management roles with a number of government departments, local councils, museums and historical societies.

Author/Co-author of almost 70 publications, including books, chapters, journal articles, government and legal reports.

I also have considerable background and experience in cultural heritage research and management while engaged in various capacities for the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and the Environmental Protection Agency. I have also held a variety of curatorial and collection management roles with the Queensland Museum (Southbank) and The Workshops Rail Museum (North Ipswich), the museums network of the Moreton Bay Regional Council (for the Pine Rivers Heritage Museum and the Redcliffe Museum), the Victoria Barracks Museum (now Army Museum South Queensland), Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, as well as the Main Roads Heritage Centre in Toowoomba.
Judith Nissen
About: 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.
About: Kay Cohen is an experienced historian specialising in government administration, the history of organisations, and Queensland’s history and cultural heritage. She is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland.
Margaret Cook
About: Margaret Cook is a freelance historian who specialises in non-Indigenous cultural heritage and social and environmental history.
About: Murray Johnson has published widely in many areas of Australian history, specialising in local history, Aboriginal history, company history and Native Title