Lynette Gurr
Senior Associate

Lynette Gurr has over 25 years’ experience in heritage conservation and consultancy, with a background in architecture, fine arts, history and archaeology.

She has a depth of experience in the management of built, urban and landscape heritage of national, state and local significance and is well versed in heritage planning requirements at all levels. Lynette has a special interest in the impact of climate change and disaster risk management on heritage. In recent years, Lynette has undertaken training in climate change and disaster risk.

Lynette has worked on a diverse range of heritage projects including conservation management plans, heritage planning, heritage interpretation strategies, schedules of works, and heritage impact statements. She is also experienced in community consultation.

Lynette has extensive experience in leading and managing projects of all scales. Her project experience is wide-ranging and includes climate change and disaster risk management, industrial smelters, churches, botanical gardens, reservoirs, homesteads, roads, bridges and hospitals across Australia and internationally. In recent years, Lynette has presented on heritage themes at conferences and published on contemporary heritage issues including climate change and disaster risk management.


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‘Heritage is inspired by history, culture, change, creation and regeneration. The more we know about our history and heritage, the more liberated and visionary is our future.’


Master of Heritage Conservation, University of Sydney

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Sydney

Bachelor of Science Architecture (Honours), University of Sydney

Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Sydney

Professional affiliations

Australia ICOMOS National Scientific Committee for Energy and Sustainability, 2019–present

Alumni Executive Committee, The University of Sydney, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, 2012–2018

Documentation and Conservation of Buildings, Sites and Neighbourhoods of the Modern Movement (Docomomo), Member