Dr Jane Lennon

Jane Lennon is a Brisbane-based heritage consultant. She has over 30 years experience in heritage conservation in national parks and natural areas, mining sites, inner urban areas and in museums. She is currently a member of the Australian Heritage Council and the governing council of Old Parliament House, Canberra.

Skills and Services Offered:
Multidisciplinary input into heritage conservation, primarily of place
Historical research, writing and editing
Policy formulation and analysis
Public speaking
Museum and site intrepretation

Professional Interests:
Environmental history -transformation of the landscape
Land use and forest history
Historic place management
Movement of younger sons of Victorian squatters into Queensland
Coastal history - settlement, trade and shipping
Post World War II history of Australian involvement in Papua New Guinea

Qualifications: BA (Hons), MA (Hons), PhD

Publications and experience:
Hidden heritage: A development plan for community museums in Queensland 1995-2000
'The Dalrymple track', National Trust of Queensland Journal, April 1995
A presence for the past: A report by the Committee of Review: Commonwealth owned heritage properites, Canberra, 1996.
Australian Historic Themes, a framework for use in heritage assessment and management, Australian Heritage Commission, 2001, 13p.
With National Centre for Tourism and EcOz, Successful tourism at heritage places: A guide for tourism operators, heritage managers and communities, Australian Heritage Commission and CRC for Sustainable Tourism, 2001, 62p.
'Victorian Gold -World Heritage Status?' in Bendigo: Nothing But Gold, 150 years of gold mining conference papers, October 2001, pp.39-55.
Lennon, J, M Pearson, D Marshall, S Sullivan, P McConvell, W Nicholls and D Johnston, 2001. Natural and cultural heritage, Australia state of the environment report 2001 Theme Report, CSIRO publishing for Department of the Environment and Heritage, Environment Australia, Canberra, 177p.
'Long Creek: From logging to World Heritage', in Australia's Ever-Changing Forests V, proceedings of the Fifth National Conference on Australian Forest History, edited by John Dargavel, Denise Gaughwin and Brenda Libbis, 2002, ANU Canberra, pp. 274-288.
'The Broad Arrow Café, Port Arthur, Tasmania - using social values methodology to resolve the commemoration issues', in Historic Environment, vol. 16, no. 3, 2002, pp 38-47.
Point Nepean: assessment of its sense of place, September 2002, http://www.pb.com.au/portsea/tech.htm
'The cultural significance of Australian Alpine Areas, in Celebrating Mountains - An International Year of Mountains Conference proceedings, Jindabyne, in Historic Environment, vol. 17, no.2, 2003, pp.14-18.
Rural heritage places issues, A discussion paper for the Queensland Heritage Council, June 2003, 48 pp.
'Binna Burra and O'Reilly's: Gardens in the scenic rim', in Tropical Pleasures, proceedings of the 24th Australian Garden History Society Conference July 2003, Queensland Review, vol 10, no. 2, November, 2003, pp. 117-124
'The evolution of landscape conservation in Australia: Reflections on the relationships of nature and culture', in The protected landscape approach: Linking nature, culture and community, Mitchell, Nora, Jessica Brown, and Michael Beresford (eds), 2005.UK Countryside Commission, pp.195-207.
'National heritage places', in Trust News, National Trust of Queensland, vol.13, Dec. 2005, pp.4-5.
'Paris down under -World heritage impacts in Australia', in Barbara Hoffman (ed), 2006, Art and cultural heritage: Law, policy and practice, Cambridge University Press, NY and London, pp. 210-215.

Address: Ms Jane Lennon
11 Joynt Street
Hamilton Qld 4007
Phone: 07 3862 4284
Fax: 07 3262 7470
E-mail: jlennon@petrie.hotkey.net.au

Updated 24 June 2006
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