Michelle Richmond

PHA NSW Accreditation

Professional Member


Michelle Richmond is an accredited professional historian and heritage consultant with 15 yeras experience. She currently works for Godden Mackay Logan Pty Ltd, Heritage Consultants.  She has a Masters degree in Social Development from the University of NSW, and a BA (History/Archaeology) from Sydney University. Michelle has extensive experience in research and analysis for a broad range of heritage places across Australia.  Michelle is skilled at community based history and especially in the use of oral history and memory in understanding historical change producing both detailed and overview histories, walking tours and lecturers.

Area of Expertise


Public History

Sydney History

Church History

Publications/Past Work

Significant projects include a thematic history of the Department of Justice and Attorney General, Penrith Lakes Interpretation Strategy, Oran Park House Conservation Management Plan, Willoughby and Hornsby Heritage Studies, the Carlton & United Brewery site, Broadway and St Philip’s Anglican Church, York Street.