Dr Lisa Murray

City Historian

Dr Lisa Murray is the City Historian, overseeing a diverse program at the City of Sydney Council encompassing community, civic and urban history. With 20 years of experience in the field of public history, Lisa is passionate about making our history accessible to everyone.

Recent publications include the award-winning Sydney cemeteries: a field guide (NewSouth Publishing, 2016) and Our city: 175 years in 175 objects (City of Sydney, 2017). Lisa is currently writing a history and graveside companion for Australian cemeteries, to be published by the National Library of Australia.

Woman wearing brown coat in outdoor setting.

Dr Lisa Murray, City Historian. Photo © Dr Mark Dunn

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