People

For all general enquiries please use the details below.

Phone: 08 8207 6255
Fax: 08 8207 6266
Post: 126 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide, South Australia 5015

For all enquiries please email: maritime@history.sa.gov.au

For media enquiries or to arrange an interview, please contact the Marketing & Communications team on 8203 9868.

People

Paul is Director of the South Australian Maritime Museum as well as the Director of the National Motor Museum in Birdwood. He is focused on the strategic direction of the Museums and manages Museum staff, volunteers, collections and public programs.

Lindl Lawton has worked as Senior Curator at the South Australian Maritime Museum since 2008.   Previous to this she was curator of Post Federation Immigration at the Australian National Maritime Museum in Sydney.  Lindl has over 20 years’ experience in the cultural sector and as consultant historian she has developed interpretation strategies for heritage sites in Melbourne, Mount Isa, and Charters Towers.

Adam is a curator with training in archaeology and history. His special interests include, colonial whaling, South Australia’s colonial Navy, maritime rare trades, Windjammers and the grain races, and First Nations connections to sea country and inland waterways. Adam has a PhD in heritage studies from Flinders University for his project examining cultural heritage debates and practices during Port Adelaide’s waterfront development.

Ian manages the education program at the Maritime Museum. Having worked as a teacher, Ian values ‘learning by doing’ and strives to create programs which are engaging and fun for students.

Karen manages the Museum’s finances and administrative services, and coordinates the Museum Officers team. She is responsible for the management of the gift shop, which features a large and varied range of maritime and ocean related items available for sale.

Chloe oversees administrative services for the Museum and its staff and assists in the organisation and marketing of public events and programs.

The South Australian Maritime Museum and History Trust of South Australia acknowledges the First Nations peoples of South Australia, whose connection to country and living cultures began in time immemorial and continues to the present. We affirm our commitment to advancing reconciliation.