Historian, Curator, Presenter
Alicia is a professional historian with a focus on Australian community history. She is passionate about finding meaning in stories from the past and bringing them into the present. Alicia has worked as a historical consultant for not-for-profits, local and state government, schools, businesses and families. Her current work is a book and exhibition commemorating the 140th anniversary of Berry Street, Victoria’s largest independent child and family services organisation. Her recent work includes researching and writing the stories of local families and their involvement in World War I for the book, Boroondara Remembers: Stories of World War I, curating a permanent exhibition installation at The King David School in Armadale and writing the centenary history of Travellers Aid Australia, We Are All Travellers.
Alicia is the President of the Professional Historians Association (Vic) and a member of Oral History Victoria. She has a Master of Public History and a Bachelor of Arts with majors in History and Italian, both from Monash University. My passion for education and my background in facilitation has seen me work with students of all ages.