Margaret Cook is a freelance historian, heritage consultant and academic. In her consultancy practice she specialises in cultural heritage and social history. Her work includes conservation management plans, commissioned histories, land tenure, cultural tourism, oral history and museum exhibitions. Her academic research focuses on environmental history with particular interest in natural disasters, climate and agricultural settlement.
“Shaken but Not Stirred”: The Aftermath of Urban Disasters
Chapter from Disasters in Australia and New Zealand
edited by Scott McKinnon and Margaret Cook
Discussing the aftermath of the Newcastle earthquake 1989
and the Brisbane floods 2011.