Interactions with History

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Introducing Pauline

Pauline Cockrill is one of two Community History Officers within the Community History Programs team based at the History Trust of South Australia’s ‘HQ’ on the Torrens Parade Ground. Beginnings Pauline has always been passionate about museums and their collections. I knew I wanted to work in museums from an...

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Introducing Dave

Dave Rickard currently works as a volunteer at the Migration Museum, where he and his wife, Pauline, assist with the management of the Museum’s photographic collection. He also volunteers with the South Australian Maritime Museum, where he is a crew member on the historic ex-police launch, Archie Badenoch, which takes school groups on...

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Reclaiming the trust

History SA is now the History Trust of South Australia. Those of you with long memories might realise this is a return to our original name, which has in fact remained our ‘legal’ name. The History Trust of South Australia is a statutory authority reporting to Parliament through the Minister...

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Introducing Matt

Matthew Lombard, or Matt, has worked as a curator at the National Motor Museum since 2002. Asked about how he ended up working in this area Matt told us: I was young and liked old things, strange eh! I guess my parents were relatively old when they had me – compared...

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Introducing Tara

Tara McHenry is a relatively new face in the marketing team at History SA. In her other life Tara is a musician. She came to the world of marketing for practical reasons: As a practicing artist I’ve always been aware of the importance of how to communicate and promote my work....

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Introducing Craig

Craig Middleton is Curator of Democracy at History SA. He has recently moved into this position from a two year stint as Public Programs Officer, working with the Community Programs team presenting a range of programs, including History Festival events, community engagement activities and school holiday programs at the Migration Museum. Craig has always been interested in history,...

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Introducing Deb

Deb is one of the team at the National Motor Museum. I have been a Museum Officer at the National Motor Museum for nearly  3 years, a job that I absolutely love.  I am employed on a casual basis but as I live in Birdwood I can be called up...

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Introducing Paul

Paul Rees is Director of the National Motor Museum. He decided to work in the museum sector after spending time at Arts SA as the Manager of Cultural Heritage. This role exposed me to the world of museums and collections and I sort of fell in love with the sector. I love...