Industry Fellow, Centre for Mined Land Rehabilitation, The University of Queensland

Corinne completed her Bachelor of Science Degree majoring in geomorphology and climatology with a Diploma of Education at Macquarie University, NSW. Later she completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Geoscience in Applied Geomorphology. Corinne worked in Soil Conservation in NSW then in the mining industry in areas of mine rehabilitation, planning and research in the NT for 10 years then regulation within the QLD government and abandoned mine rehabilitation and on sites in several states of Australia. Corinne has been a self-employed environmental consultant for 9 years working in Australia and overseas. Corinne was awarded a James Love Churchill Fellowship in 2009 to study Abandoned Mine Rehabilitation and Post-Mining Land Use in Austria, Germany, England and Canada. Whilst continuing as an environmental consultant, Corinne commenced working part-time within the CMLR at the University of Queensland as a Senior Research Officer early in 2011 undertaking research to support implementation of Australia's national policy for abandoned mines. Following a 2012 Managing Mining Legacies forum she developed a Value Proposition for a national abandoned mine initiative. Corinne has transitioned to an Industry Fellow role since July 2014. Corinne has a voluntary committee role as Chair of the AusIMM Community and Environment Society.


  • –present
    Senior Research Officer, working toward a national abandoned mine hub for Australia, University of Queensland


  • 1985 
    Macquarie University, Post Graduate Diploma in Geoscience