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© 2019 Margaret Cook Historian

Areas of Specialty

  • Cultural heritage including conservation management plans, cultural heritage studies and assessments

  • Oral history

  • Land tenure history

  • Research and write commissioned histories of places and organisations

  • Museum work including displays and interpretation

  • Public speaking

Recent Awards

  • 2018 Highly Commended Circa Prize awarded by Professional Historians Association for Margaret Cook and Annabel Lloyd, “Unpacking a Legend”.

  • 2017 E. E. Pearse Prize, University of Queensland

  • 2015 Highly Commended Dr John McCulloch Memorial Prize, University of Queensland

  • 2012 Governor's Heritage Gold Award for Lappa-Mt Garnet Road Conservation Management Plan in association with Ivan McDonald Architects and Opus International.

  • 2012 Governor's Heritage Silver Award for Nudgee Junior College with Ivan McDonald Architects

  • 2012 Queensland Heritage Council Silver Award for Townsville Grammar School (School House) with Ivan McDonald Architects

  • 2011 Queensland Heritage Council Gold Award for Mt Spec Road Conservation Management Plan in association with Ivan McDonald Architects and Opus International.

  • 2011 National Trust Governor's Award (Silver) for Mt Maria Conservation Management Plan in association with Ivan McDonald Architects.

  • 2010 National Trust Governor's Award (Silver) for Burley Griffin Incinerator Conservation Management Plans in association with Ivan MacDonald Architects.