Dr Stephen Long

Stephen is a unique leader as he possesses experience in both architecture and anthropology. Stephen is highly experienced in the design and documentation of major public buildings. He was Project Director for the master plan, refurbishment and exhibition at the Papua New Guinea National Museum and Art Gallery. He brings experience as lead designer from the $1.8 billion Sunshine Coast University Hospital. He was senior architect for the award-winning Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law Brisbane which includes the Legal Heritage Collection of the Supreme Court library and the Sir Harry Gibbs Legal heritage Centre which has museum quality exhibitions. He successfully lead the refurbishment design and construction supervision of the Ceremonial Court in the Federal Court Brisbane.

Stephen is a designer with skills in client and user group communication, team leadership, and complex services coordination. He consistently manages teams to produce high quality work within project timeframes.

Stephen’s PhD in Architecture is concerned with Aboriginal relationships to place and cultural heritage. The thesis analysed Queensland’s cultural heritage legislation within the context of international heritage legislation. He has undertaken extensive field work with remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia. He has worked with anthropological teams to document oral histories and record places. As a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, he undertook fieldwork on Erub Island in the Torres Straits concerned with material culture and building traditions.




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