Corinne Softley

VIC Representative
Social Media Co-ordinator
Emerging Professionals Co-ordinator



Corinne is a Melbourne-based heritage professional who has worked in the heritage industry for over seven years. Corinne has a keen interest in the built environment, in particular the conservation and interpretation of historic buildings, structures and landscapes in urban environments. During her career she has been involved in the conservation and assessment of historic heritage places of local, state and national significance; provided local heritage advisory services to statutory planning teams; prepared heritage studies for areas as broad in history and character as Toorak and Lilydale; and prepared and implemented a range of interpretation plans, amongst many other types of heritage work. Corinne is now a team leader for a built heritage and interpretation team.

Corinne has a Master of Heritage Conservation from the University of Sydney. During her time at the University of Sydney, she was awarded the Dean’s List of Excellence in Academic Performance, the Mary-Lynne Taylor Prize in Heritage Planning Law and the Urbis Heritage Award for Conservation Management Plans.

Corinne is a Full International Member of ICOMOS. Previously, she has contributed to ICOMOS through the Fabric Conservation Reference Group. She was also previously on the Executive Committee for Interpretation Australia. She was awarded a High Commended in the 2017 ICOMOS Young and Early Career Professionals Presidents Award.