Archaeology & Heritage


We offer a range of practical and integrated Indigenous cultural heritage, historical heritage and built heritage services. We do this by building close, productive and collaborative relationships with our clients, Indigenous community stakeholders and regulators.

Our team are specialists in the fields of Indigenous, historical and built heritage in a range of Australian and international jurisdictions and have broad skills in heritage management. We expertly navigate heritage assessments and statutory approvals and have a sound knowledge of, and practical experience in, approval processes under the:

  • Heritage Act 1977 (NSW)
  • National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 (NSW)
  • Aboriginal Heritage Act 1988 (SA)
  • Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 (Vic)
  • Heritage Act 2017 (Vic)
  • Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972 (WA)
  • Papua New Guinea's National Cultural Property (Preservation) Act 1965, National Museum and Art Gallery Act 1992, National Cultural Commission Act 1994 and War Surplus Material Act 1952

Our staff have worked on projects in all Australian states and territories and many provinces in Papua New Guinea, and maintain membership of professional associations, including ICOMOS, to keep informed of best practice heritage management.

Our Historical Heritage services include:

  • Statements of heritage impact (built heritage)
  • Historical heritage desktop assessments and option studies
  • Historical archaeological assessment
  • Research designs for local and state significant historical excavations
  • Excavation permit applications
  • Local and State significant Excavation Director
  • Heritage advice
  • Interpretation plans
  • Archival photographic recording
  • Natural and cultural landscapes

Our Indigenous Heritage services include:

  • Indigenous cultural heritage assessment reports
  • Cultural heritage management plans
  • Indigenous heritage due diligence and desktop assessments
  • Archaeological survey and test and salvage excavations
  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessments
  • Community consultation and facilitation
  • Heritage advice
  • Archaeological survey and test and salvage excavations
  • Policy and technical support for Indigenous heritage, land and environmental planning
  • Natural and cultural landscapes