About

profile pic copyAlicia is a Professional Historian with a focus on Australian community history. She has experience curating and writing exhibition stories, family and migrant oral history and commemorative booklets. She has worked as a historical consultant for Connoisseur Ice Cream and is currently researching the lives of returned World War II servicemen and servicewomen.

Alicia is a Philanthropy Consultant. She has more than 15 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 the President of the Professional Historians Association (Vic) and a member of Oral History 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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