People

Greg is responsible for the overall management of the organisation. He works with the Board to set strategic directions and oversee policy development.

Cutting his teeth as a cabaret musician and department store executive, Greg co-founded and was managing director of Adelaide’s iconic Imprints Booksellers (1984—2007). With a wealth of governance experience, including a term as an Elected a Member of the Adelaide City Council (2000—03) and on the boards of many community benefit, arts and cultural organisations, Greg went on to head up Arts SA, becoming Deputy Chief Executive in the SA Premier’s Department, where his stewardship included the Adelaide Thinkers in Residence Program, Capital City Directorate, and The Integrated Design Commission SA.He was founder and is now Chairman of The Adelaide Festival of Ideas. In 2012 Greg moved to SA Health to head up Office for the Ageing, and interim Director at the Botanic Gardens.

Greg joined the History Trust of South Australia in April 2016.

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Kiera commences with the History Trust of South Australia in the inaugural role of South Australia’s History Advocate – a 21st century-facing role, reminiscent of the former role of State Historian.

As South Australia’s History Advocate Kiera undertakes research, provides advocacy and outreach to historical organisations, individual practitioners and the broader community she is the principal public spokesperson on South Australian history.

Kiera is an award-winning historian. For over twenty years she has been enthusiastically exploring historical ideas and deepening our interest in and understandings of the past, via books and articles, radio and podcasts, film and television, teaching and talking.

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Dr Kristy Kokegei is a digital historian and strategist. She manages the development of the History Trust’s digital presence and oversees the organisation’s public engagement activities in the digital, community museum and learning and education spheres.

Kristy spearheads the Trust’s evolving role in supporting and enabling South Australia’s state-wide community history network, in designing and delivering 21st century learning and education experiences for students, and in providing strategic guidance to the digitisation and engagement activities of all History Trust museum branches.

Kristy’s particular areas of interest and expertise include the application of digital methods to the research, presentation of, and engagement with history as well as specific research interests and PhD in the history of Australian immigration, citizenship and migrant assimilation.

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Mandy is the manager of the State History Collection across the History Trust. Mandy has worked as an historian and curator for over two decades. Her particular areas of interest include the history of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal relations and relationships to land in South and Central Australia, and the social and migration history of South Australia.

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08 8203 9868

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Paul is the Head of Museums, Marketing and Major Events. He is focused on the strategic direction of the our museums: the Migration Museum, National Motor Museum and South Australian Maritime Museum. He also manages South Australia’s History Festival and the Bay to Birdwood as well as museum staff, volunteers, collections and public programs.

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(08) 81513 200

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Donna is the Business Manager with the History Trust of South Australia. Donna manages the Business Unit and is responsible for financial management, human resources, records management, ICT helpdesk and server management.

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Amber is the WHS & HR Manager at the History Trust.

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(08) 81513 200

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Sophie works on marketing and communications for the History Trust projects and events, as well as for the National Motor Museum, Migration Museum and South Australian Maritime Museum.

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Alessia is the Marketing and Communication Officer at the History Trust.

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(08) 81513 200

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Mark is the graphic designer and exhibition designer for projects across the History Trust including the National Motor Museum, Migration Museum and South Australian Maritime Museum.

 

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Laura is the Events Manager at the History Trust

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Uyen is the Events Coordinator at the History Trust.

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Eliza in the Events Officer at the History Trust.

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(08) 81513 200

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Alice is the Events Officer at the History Trust.

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(08) 81513 200

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Adam is Manager, Curatorial with training in archaeology and history. His special interests include, colonial whaling, South Australia’s colonial Navy, maritime rare trades, Windjammers and the grain races, and First Nations connections to sea country and inland waterways. Adam has a PhD in heritage studies from Flinders University for his project examining cultural heritage debates and practices during Port Adelaide’s waterfront development.

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Amanda works with South Australia’s community history network to develop and manage projects and programs that enable the community history and museums sector to tell the stories of their communities, manage historical collections and make their history and collections accessible.

Amanda has been working in community history for many years, both for the History Trust of South Australia and for community museums. You can contact Amanda for practical advice and assistance with any aspect of community museum/history work, skills training, and information about the History Trust’s museums standards program, grant programs and SA Community History website.

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(08) 81513 200

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Catherine works on website content, including the SA History Hub, and works with the Digital Engagement manager to develop projects across the History Trust’s museums. She is the voice of @historysa on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Catherine’s areas of interest include social media, community engagement and oral history.

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(08) 81513 200

 

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Corinne assists with the management of the State History collection. She has a particular interest in social and women’s history and enjoys working on research projects.

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Mick is a Senior Curator at the History Trust.

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(08) 81513 200

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Birgit contributes to the management of the State History and Migration Museum collections, as well as the development of exhibitions and public programs. She holds a PhD in history from the University of Goettingen, Germany, and has over 10 years of experience in the Museum & Gallery sector. Birgit is passionate about working with the community and delivering engaging museum experiences.

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(08) 81513 200

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Matthew is a Curator at the History Trust. Matt works with the curatorial staff and volunteers at the National Motor Museum to preserve and share Australia’s rich motoring history. Matthew also works in collections management.

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(08) 81513 200

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Amy is the Curator of the Centre of Democracy.

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(08) 81513 200

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Suzanne is the Public Programs Coordinator.

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Michelle is the Manager of Education Programs at the History Trust of South Australia. She is an experienced educator who has taught in many school settings, both across Australia and internationally, spending the last six years as an assistant principal in NSW. She has worked as a primary school librarian, taught specialised classes of high potential and gifted students, and delivered digital technologies lessons across all primary school grades. Michelle is passionate about bringing her understanding and experience of learning and young people to museum education programs. She is a graduate of both the University of Technology Sydney and the University of New South Wales.

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(08) 81513 200

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Laura is the Education Coordinator for the Education team. In this role she works across all branches of the History Trust of South Australia to create, maintain and distribute innovative digital education content and experiences.

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(08) 81513 200

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Oliver is technical lead for the Digital Engagement team. He provides the analysis and development of solutions to manage and deliver digital content online and in the museums and galleries.

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(08) 81513 200

 

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Gagan is the Web Administrator for the Digital Engagement team.

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(08) 81513 200

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Jenny is the Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer Greg Mackie.

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(08) 81513 200

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Eleanor is the Digitization Project Officer at the History Trust.

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(08) 81513 200

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Susan is the Records Manager at the History Trust.

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(08) 81513 200

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Debi is an Administrative Officer who works at the front desk in reception at the History Trust of South Australia.

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(08) 81513 200

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Mitra manages our Digital Transformation Project and ongoing Digital Engagement.

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(08) 81513 200

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Carolyn manages the Migration Museum, South Australian Maritime Museum and the National Motor Museum.

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(08) 81513 200

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