Bethany Lance, GML Heritage Consultant, has over four years’ experience in historical research, significance assessments and built heritage reports. She holds a Master of Liberal Arts and has studied cultural heritage; archaeology; building and object conservation; history; museum and cultural heritage management; and actively engaged with professional practice throughout her tertiary education.
Since joining GML, Bethany has worked on a wide variety of projects, including heritage management plans for the King George V Memorial, Blundells Cottage and Yarralumla Nursery, heritage advice and adaptive re-use projects for the John Curtin School of Medical Research at the Australian National University, and projects in the Indian Ocean Territories.
Bethany has also undertaken an internship with the ANU at Kakadu National Park where she assisted with stakeholder workshops and to create the Cultural Heritage Management Plan. Prior to joining GML, Bethany was employed as a Research Assistant at the National Trust of Australia.
The terms ‘heritage’ and ‘old’ are often seen as synonymous but this isn’t always the case. Working with elements of our past can be fun and exciting and I love coming up with new innovative ways to utilise, engage with, and educate people about our heritage.
Master of Liberal Arts (Cultural and Environmental Heritage), Australian National University
Bachelor of Arts (History & Archaeology), Australian National University