Helen Martin

Helen Martin is a retired strategic planner with a particular interest in heritage and heritage planning.  From 2000-2007 she was project manager, on behalf of East Gippsland Shire, for heritage case studies and the heritage gaps study of East Gippsland, carried out in association with HNEG member groups.
As a sessional member of Planning Panels Victoria from 2001 to 2017, she chaired or participated in numerous panels considering the proposed application of heritage overlays and was also a member of a ministerial advisory committee examining heritage provisions in planning schemes. Between 2008 and 2014, Helen was an alternate member of the Heritage Council of Victoria and chaired or was a member of several registration committees or permit committees.  As a consultant, she undertook a review of heritage policy for Indigo Shire Council.
Helen now researches East Gippsland local history and contributes to relevant heritage Facebook groups.