Dr Margaret Cook is a professional historian and heritage consultant, as well as an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Queensland and La Trobe University (Melbourne). She was a Councillor of the National Trust from 1997 to 2003 and a Member of the Queensland Heritage Council from 1998 to 2006 (serving as Deputy Chair 2003-2006). Over the last 25 years Margaret has worked with many heritage building owners to achieve satisfactory conservation outcomes.
Margaret will be showcasing the Ipswich Incinerator’s repair, restoration and re-use for and by the local community as part of the Best of the Best” session in the “Protect” theme of the conference