Current membership

Executive committee

Chair: Professor Peter McPhee AM (bio)

Deputy Chair: Dr Liz Rushen (bio

Hon. Treasurer: Katherine Sheedy (bio)

Committee members:

Tim Hogan (bio)

Dr Judith Smart AM (bio)

Secretary (non-voting): Margaret Birtley AM (bio)


Board of the History Council of Victoria Inc

Representative members

Australian Broadcasting Commission: Michelle Rayner (bio)

Australian Museums and Galleries Association (Victoria): Sarah Morris

Department of Education and Training: Victoria Hall

Heritage Council of Victoria: Andrew May (bio)

History Teachers' Association of Victoria: Bronwyn Cook (bio)

Museums Victoria: John Patten (bio)

National Trust of Australia (Victoria): Dr Annette Shiell

Professional Historians Association (Vic): Katherine Sheedy (bio)

Public Record Office Victoria: Tara Oldfield (bio)

Royal Historical Society of Victoria: Dr Judith Smart (bio)

State Library Victoria: Tim Hogan (bio)

Other organisations and their representatives

Old Treasury Building: Margaret Anderson (bio)

Monash University: Dr Kathleen Neal (bio)

Victoria University: Adjunct Associate Professor Rob Hess (bio)


Emeritus Professor Graeme Davison AO (bio)

Professor Peter McPhee AM (bio)

Dr Liz Rushen (bio)


Public Fund management committee

Associate Professor Charles Fahey

Boyce Pizzey OAM

Dr Geoff Robinson



Margaret Birtley AM - Executive Officer and Secretary (bio)



The Board is actively engaged in the work of the association through a number of committees.



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