Meet the Crew

Meet the crew that works behind the scenes (and sometimes in front) of History SA and our museums.

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Introducing Madelena

Madelena Bendo is the Education Officer at the Migration Museum. The role is managed through Outreach Education, part of the Department for Education and Child Development (DECD). I really enjoy working with young people. I relish their freshness and their openness to knowledge. As a child of a migrant, I...

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Introducing Britt

Britt is the Administration Officer at the South Australian Maritime Museum. She has always been interested in history and ‘old stuff’. Growing up on the coast of the Eyre Peninsula Britt loved the ocean so thought she may be able to combine the two. After high school I completed an undergraduate degree in...

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Introducing Tina

Tina is undertaking an internship at History SA and has been working on social media for the History Festival since she arrived in March. You may have ‘talked’ to Tina on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, where she’s been the voice of the History Festival (give or take a few interjections from...

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Introducing Pauline

Pauline Renner has worked at the National Motor Museum since 1994 when she was first employed as a casual guide and then education presenter. Current role Pauline is now the Events Coordinator at the Museum: I was asked to assist with the inaugural Birdwood Classic in 1997 about six weeks before...

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Introducing Adam

Adam Paterson is one of two curators at the South Australian Maritime Museum. He works on exhibitions, research and collection management, among other things. Becoming a Curator I never really decided to become a curator! I’ve always loved visiting museums and heritage sites and that passion eventually led me to...

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Introducing Kristy

Kristy Rebbeck joined the History SA team recently as our new Marketing Manager. She manages marketing and publicity for History SA projects and events, as well as for the National Motor Museum, Migration Museum and South Australian Maritime Museum. She is also responsible for promoting History SA’s corporate image and raising sponsorship to...

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Introducing Oliver

Oliver is the resident web developer here at History SA. When you see a History SA website or app, it’s likely that Oliver built it (or at least makes sure it stays up and running). These platforms are the most visible aspect of Oliver’s work, but they’re just the tip of the iceberg....