People

For all general enquiries please use the details below.

Postal: The Migration Museum, 82 Kintore Avenue, Adelaide, SA, 5000

Phone: (08) 8207 7580

Fax: (08) 8207 7591

For all enquiries please email: migration@history.sa.gov.au

For media enquiries or to arrange an interview, please contact the Marketing Team on 8203 9869

People

Mandy is Director, Migration Museum, Major Projects, Research and Collections. She is responsible for the Migration Museum’s people, site, interpretation and strategic direction. Mandy is also responsible for research and collections across  the History Trust. Mandy is a curator and historian with a particular interest in  the social and migration history of South Australia, and relationships between settler-colonisers and  First Nations Peoples. She has published widely in these fields and is currently a Partner Investigator on two ARC Linkage projects:  ‘Reconciling with the Frontier: Accounting for Colonial Conflict’ and ‘LGBTQ Migrations: Life Story Narratives in the South Australian GLAM sector’.

Jessamy manages the museum’s finances, administrative services and looks after buildings and facilities. She coordinates the Museum Officers and is also Treasurer of the Migration Museum Foundation Committee.

Suzanne oversees the administrative and clerical services for the Migration Museum and its staff and assists with the management of records and database systems. She assists in the organisation and promotion of the museum’s public events and programs. Suzanne also has an active role with the Migration Museum Foundation Inc.

Corinne assists with the management of the Migration Museum collection, and researches and writes for exhibitions, and the website and social media. She has a particular interest in social and women’s history and enjoys working on research projects.

Madelena provides museum based educational programs that align with the Australian Curriculum for students in preschool to year 12.

Jade is a descendent of the Arrernte people of Central Australia. She holds a Bachelor of Archaeology from Flinders University. She has a strong passion for securing Indigenous women’s voices in museums, anthropology and archaeology and challenging institutional expressions of colonisation.

Jacinta is an Adnyamathanha and Ngarrindjeri person, tying her to the Flinders Ranges and Coorong region. She has a Masters in archaeology and heritage management where she researched Yura malka (rock art), focusing primarily on Adnyamathanha understandings of the practice. Centering Indigenous Knowledges and understandings into her research and projects is Jacinta’s passion and she aims to do so through all future work, especially during her time at the Migration Museum.

Birgit contributes to the management of the State History and Migration Museum collections, as well as the development of exhibitions and public programs. She holds a PhD in history from the University of Goettingen, Germany, and has over 10 years of experience in the Museum & Gallery sector. Birgit is passionate about working with the community and delivering engaging museum experiences.