• Graduate Diploma in Information and Library Studies, Curtin University of Technology
  • Bachelor of Arts (Cultural Heritage Studies), Curtin University of Technology
  • Bachelor of Arts - English (Australian Studies), Curtin University of Technology

Carmel Given

Associate - Heritage

Carmel is a cultural heritage professional and highly experienced historian and writer. Her strong contextual knowledge supports a wide range of heritage work providing inspiration, understanding and new insight. She advocates for consultation with Traditional Owners in all projects, to provide a deeper understanding of our history and cultural heritage. Carmel is the Chair of element’s Reconciliation Action Plan working group.

Carmel has extensive experience in undertaking historical research for conservation management plans, interpretation, thematic histories, local heritage surveys and heritage assessments. She is a member of the Professional Historians Association of Australia, as well as a qualified librarian with expert skills in archival and digital research.

Conservation Management Plans
  • Morgan’s Camp at Burrgugun, Broome Conservation Management Plan
  • Queens Gardens, Heritage Management Plan
  • Perth Town Hall, Conservation Management Plan
  • Indiana Teahouse, Conservation Management Plan
  • Strawberry Hill Barmup, Cultural Landscape Management Plan
  • Stirling Gardens Heritage Management Plan
  • Rottnest Wadjemup, Aboriginal Prison (The Quod), Conservation Management Plan *
  • Donnybrook Railway Precinct, Interpretation Strategy
  • North Coogee Shoreline 4, Cultural Context and Place Narrative
  • National Trust of WA tourist brochures
  • Edward Millen Park, Interpretation Strategy
  • Civic Heart South Perth, Interpretation Strategy
  • Swan River Crossings, Interpretation Strategy
  • One Subiaco, 10 Rokeby Road, Interpretation Strategy
Local Government Heritage
  • City of Wanneroo Local Heritage Survey Review
  • Shire of Augusta Margaret River Heritage Inventory Review
  • City of Perth Local Heritage Survey Review
  • City of Canning  Local Heritage Survey Review
  • City of Stirling Heritage Inventory Review
  • City of Fremantle Heritage Inventory Review *
  • Leeuwin Barracks Heritage Assessment
  • West End Fremantle, Heritage Assessment *
  • Goderich St Heritage Precinct, Heritage Assessment *

* Undertaken as freelancer / with previous employer