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About us

Heritage Council members

The Heritage Council is created by the Heritage Act 1977 (NSW).

The Heritage Council's membership reflects a cross-section of community, government and conservation expertise. The Heritage Council carries out functions under the Heritage Act 1977 (NSW) and receives advice and administrative support from the Heritage Division, Office of Environment and Heritage.

Current membership


Mr Stephen Davies



Ms Jennifer Davis

Dr Deborah Dearing

Dr Mark Dunn  - Deputy Chair

Ms Jane Irwin

Dr Raymond Kelly - Aboriginal representative

Ms Lisa Newell - National Trust of Australia (NSW) nominee

Professor Gary Sturgess


Ex-officio Members

Mr Gary White, for Ms Carolyn McNally, Secretary, Department of Planning and Environment


Mr Bruce Pettman for Government Architects Office


Page last updated: 28 September 2016