Annette Shiell

Dr Annette Shiell joined the History Council of Victoria (HCV) in February 2020, representing the National Trust of Australia (Victoria), where she is the Executive Manager Collections & Cultural Projects.

Annette is a curator and historian with a background in art and craft, Australian history and popular culture. Her personal and professional interests include ephemera, textiles and domestic material culture. She is the author/editor of several publications including Bonzer: Australian Comics 1900 - 1990s and Fundraising Flirtation and Fancywork: Charity Bazaars in Nineteenth Century Australia.