Rachel Jackson


Rachel Jackson, GML Heritage Principal and Director, is a heritage specialist with over 20 years’ experience that includes private practice as well as working with the Commonwealth Government. Rachel has a proven track record of ensuring that challenging project objectives can be realised.

Rachel specialises in heritage projects for complex heritage sites and cultural landscape management.  She has provided strategic heritage advice for iconic sites such as the Port Arthur Historic Site, the Australian National University and the Australian War Memorial. Rachel is particularly experienced in the operation of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the EPBC Act), the Australian Government’s central piece of environmental legislation for World, National and Commonwealth heritage places. She has extensive experience working with Commonwealth agencies including the Department of Defence, providing Heritage Strategies, Management Plans and Heritage Impact Assessments to achieve agency outcomes and legislative compliance. Rachel is a member of the ACT Heritage Council and a member of the Property Council of Australia’s (ACT Division), Planning and Sustainable Development Committee.

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I love working at GML and the contribution we make in protecting cultural heritage which is essential for a sustainable future.

Rachel Jackson, Principal


Master of Heritage Conservation, University of Sydney

Bachelor of Design (Interior Design), University of Technology, Sydney


Australia ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites)

International ICOMOS

ICOMOS International Scientific Committee Cultural Landscapes, 2008–Present

ICOMOS International Scientific Committee for Energy and Sustainability, 2011–Present

National Trust of Australia (NSW)

Property Council of Australia, Planning and Sustainable Development Committee, ACT, 2017–Present

ACT Heritage Council, 2017–Present