About

profile pic copyAlicia is a Professional Historian with a focus on Australian community history. She has experience writing books, curating exhibitions, conducting family and migrant oral histories and preparing commemorative publications. She has worked for community organisations such as Berry Street and The Bridge and companies such as Connoisseur Ice Cream and Puopolo Artisan Salumi. She regularly works with learners of all ages through local councils and schools.

Alicia is also a Philanthropy Consultant. She has over 20 years’ experience managing projects and programs within education administration, particularly in prospect research. She has extensive experience researching, understanding and working within philanthropy.

Alicia is a member and past President of the Professional Historians Association (Vic & Tas), a member of Oral History Victoria and the incoming Executive Officer of the History Council of Victoria. She has a Master of Arts (Public History) and a Bachelor of Arts with majors in History and Italian, both from Monash University.

Image attributions:

Header images from State Library of Victoria 

Hutchinson’s exhibition pocket map of Melbourne  H32088/83/1

Melbourne Sketch [ looking towards the Exhibition Building] / Len Annois H94.63/25 

Pte. C. G. Wood with his parents Mr. & Mrs. I. G. Wood & sister Mrs. W. Gibson / Argus H98.103/3733 

Sea Cadets help to berth HMAS GLADSTONE at Station Pier, Pt Melb. / Argus  H98.105/2266

Kennedy’s Punt, Campaspe River NLA00/05/60/1 

Photo on ‘About’ page by Neil Macumber

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