Register of Consulting Archaeologists

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Register of Consulting Archaeologists is provided by Aboriginal Heritage Tasmania as a service to proponents and consulting archaeologists.

This Register lists the names, contact details and experience/capability statement of consulting archaeologists who have indicated that they are prepared to provide Aboriginal heritage services within Tasmania.

The order in which the consultants appear in the Register does not imply any ranking. Aboriginal Heritage Tasmania does not recommend or endorse any particular consultant, and does not verify the reliability or otherwise of the consultant’s claims in relation to skills or capabilities. 

Please see the bottom of the page for any further information.


​Contact Details

​Summary of Services
Access Archaeology & Heritage Pty Ltd
Doug Williams​​
PO BOX 816, Moruya, NSW 2537
0412 997 177


Access Archaeology & Heritage (AAH) specialises in the fields of Aboriginal and Historical Archaeology. We provide best practice, ethical and cost effective solutions in the often challenging field of cultural heritage management. AAH is able to draw upon the expertise of nationally and internationally acknowledged specialists and the latest technologies to deliver high quality results for projects large or small.​ The Director, Doug Williams, is an experienced Consultant Archaeologist and Project Manager who has provided high quality professional advice to clients in both the public and private sectors. We understand that being flexible and adaptive is an important quality to ensure a client’s evolving requirements are met. AAH is committed to a high standard of service. We adhere to a policy of close
liaison with our clients throughout the duration of a project and are mindful of the need for timely production of results and concise and accurate reporting.
AECOM Australia Pty Ltd
Luke Kirkwood (Principal Archaeologist)
PO Box Q410, QVB Post Office, NSW 1230
(02) 8934 0423
0401 619 471
​AECOM is an multinational engineering and environmental planning firm that provides design, consulting, construction, and management services to a wide range of clients. Our national heritage team provides expert advice on Commonwealth, State and local heritage advice in Indigenous/Aboriginal heritage, built heritage, historical archaeology and maritime heritage. Our services include:

Aboriginal Community Consultation
Due Diligence Assessment
Heritage Impact Assessments
Aboriginal/Cultural Heritage Management Plans
Conservation Management Plans
Interpretation Strategies
Archaeological Survey
Marine Heritage Surveys (Diving)
Archaeological Excavation (Test & Salvage)
Aboriginal and Historical Artefact Analysis
Archival Recordings
Project Management
Alan Williams (Associate Director; National Technical Leader, Aboriginal Heritage)
20 Chandos Street, St Leonards, NSW 2065
02 9493 9584
0438 104 740

​​EMM is one of the leading environmental planning companies in Australia, with over 200 staff nationally, and having successfully completed over a 1,000 projects since our formation in 2010. EMM’s team comprises scientists, engineers, planners and other environmental specialists with extensive experience in delivering high quality environmental services. Embedded within EMM is a specialised team of heritage professionals, who undertake all aspects of Aboriginal and European heritage, ranging from due diligence through to formal assessment, field investigation (including excavation), approvals, and post-approval mitigation, and interpretation. We are well known in the industry for our successful track record in delivering large-scale and sensitive heritage projects cost-effectively and to best practise standards.​​​​
​Andrew Long + Associates Pty Ltd
Ricky Feldman
PO BOX 2471, Fitzroy BC, VIC
03 9470 9222
0419 594 878


​​​Andrew Long + Associates brings over 20 years of industry experience to the Aboriginal heritage consulting marketplace. We are an experienced firm dedicated to the effective management of Aboriginal and archaeological heritage, operating across southern and eastern Australia. We have a strong focus on client and community consultation, supported by meticulous research and documentation to best professional practice. We offer cost effective solutions to manage any project requirements. Please contact us for an overview of our Tasmanian experience. We are always happy to quote for any Aboriginal heritage project, large or small.​​
​Archaeological and Heritage Management Solutions
Cathryn Barr
2/35 Hope St, Brunswick, VIC 3056
(03) 9388 0622
0428 029 945


​Archaeological and Heritage Management Solutions (AHMS) are heritage advisors to Australia and the Asia Pacific. As a pre-eminent heritage and archaeological consultancy servicing the region since 1998, we are specialists in strategic heritage planning, heritage conservation and risk management for clients who require certainty and control over their costs, timeframes and delivery. AHMS is set apart by our commitment to heritage conservation. This includes a dedication to quality heritage management, investment in our people and close engagement with our clients to understand their needs, manage their risks and provide quality heritage outcomes. AHMS staff have lead or assisted with a number of significant projects in Tasmania and can bring this wealth experience and knowledge to any project.
Archaeological Management and Consulting Group (AMAC Group) AMAC-Aegis Pty Ltd

Mr  Martin  Carney
Head Office: 122c Percival Rd, Stanmore, NSW, 2048
(03) 6243 1144
0411 727 395
(F)(03) 6243 1144

​AMAC Group have been established since 1989 and provide Australian archaeological and heritage management services. We are an integrated team, all staff are experienced in both Aboriginal Cultural Heritage and Historical archaeology and many have worked together for over ten years. As a result, we reliably predict outcomes and deliver the right resources at the right time for both types of management across NSW and Tasmania. Our services include: desktop assessments, archaeological impact statements, tailored mitigation strategies, surveys, test excavation, salvage excavation, artefact analysis, reporting, site interpretation, CMP contributions and conservation implementation. 
​Archaeological Solutions Australia Pty Ltd
Chris Kaskadanis
PO BOX 426 Diamond Creek, VIC 3089
0411 353 507


Archaeological Solutions Australia Pty Ltd is an experienced archaeological and cultural heritage management consultancy based in Melbourne, Victoria. Chris Kaskadanis is the Owner and Director of Archaeological Solutions Australia Pty Ltd and is a qualified archaeologist (Bachelor of Archaeology with Honours) specialising in Aboriginal cultural heritage management and archaeological assessments. Chris is a Full Member of the Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc (MAACAI) and Full Member of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand Inc (MEIANZ). Chris has over 20 years of archaeological experience, including 18 years of professional experience, having completed over 400 archaeological and cultural heritage assessments.
Chris Kaskadanis has completed several archaeological and cultural heritage assessments in Tasmania. Added to this is Chris’ honours thesis, ‘Examining Variation between North and Northwestern Tasmanian Stone Artefact Assemblages: a Comparative Study of the Armitstead Property and Rocky Cape’. The thesis documented the results of a large-scale pedestrian survey and three-dimensional mapping of over 4,300 flaked stone artefacts, including Scrapers and ‘Ballywinnes’, located within a tree plantation bounded by the Dasher and Mersey Rivers in northern Tasmania.
​Archaeology at Tardis
Andrea Murphy (Managing Director)
PO Box 776, Beaconsfield, VIC 3207
03 9676 9009
0419 879 864
​We deliver high quality service and professional advice on:
  • Archaeological, historical and geomorphological research;
  • Stakeholder Consultations;
  • Detailed Surveys aligning with the State and Commonwealth Statutory Requirements;
  • Site/place management plans;
  • Sample to full salvage excavations;
  • All aspects of post excavation analysis and reporting;
  • Preparation of all Statutory Approvals;
  • Technical report production to state heritage requirements; and
  • Public presentations - expert witness. 
​ArchaeoMar Australasia
Sarah Ward (Principal)
PO BOX 402, Balmain, NSW 2041
0497 083 833


​ArchaeoMar is a boutique, multidisciplinary consultancy, providing world-class local heritage solutions, on and off-shore - for the energy and resources, infrastructure, environment, urban growth and subsea sectors.
Sarah has over 15 years’ experience specialising in coastal and marine Indigenous, maritime and historical archaeology, throughout Europe Australasia and the Pacific. She is a Member of the Institute for
Archaeologists (IfA), Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc. (AACAI), Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology (AIMA) and the Australian Archaeological Association (AAA).​
​Archaeometry Pty Ltd
Dr Ian Moffat
PO Box 15, Goodwood, SA 5034
0403 050 935
​Archaeometry provides specialist services for archaeologists and cultural heritage managers in geophysics,
geochemistry, geoarchaeology and spatial science.​

​Austral Archaeology

David Marcus (Director) 
PO Box 73, Ulverstone TAS 7315
0417 084 396

Austral Archaeology was founded in 1987 and has developed an enviable reputation for consistent and high-quality work within heritage consulting. Specialising in public and private sector work across archaeology, heritage conservation and heritage management, we focus on transparent results and clear reporting as well as efficient project management with strong communication principles. It is this client focus that sets us apart and guides our processes. 

Austral has a long history of working on Aboriginal heritage projects throughout Tasmania and have experience working alongside Aboriginal Heritage Officers. We are now one of the few consultancies with a physical presence in the NW of the state and are able to service projects in Launceston, the Midlands, Hobart and elsewhere. Our Tasmanian office is managed by David Marcus (Director, Austral), and is supported by a large team of archaeologists based in Melbourne, Sydney/Wollongong and Swan Hill. 

We work across a range of projects from small to large and have been involved in the study of some of Australia’s most iconic locations. If experience, consistency and communication is required for your project, reach out to David at Austral Archaeology. 
​Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc.
See AACAI Full Members Register for details
Box 196, 585 Little Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

​The Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc. (AACAI) is an organisation for professionals working in all fields of contract and public archaeology. It aims to uphold and promote the discipline and to advance the welfare of members. AACAI has a Constitution, a Code of Ethics and a Consulting with Aboriginal Communities Policy Document. It is affiliated with the Australian Archaeological Association Inc and is a Foundation Member of the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences.
​Australian Cultural Heritage Management (ACHM)
Dr Shaun Canning (Senior Archaeologist and Anthropologist)
108 Powlett Street, Kilmore, VIC 3764
1300 724 913
​ACHM is a leader in cultural heritage management across Australia, with the skills, focus and determination to drive your project to completion. A multi-disciplinary team of expert consultants, we manage the heritage requirements of major industrial developments, civil works, urban, mining and resources developments while balancing the requirements of statutory authorities and stakeholder groups.
Established in 2000, ACHM have completed more than 4,000 indigenous and non‐indigenous cultural heritage management projects throughout Australia, including some of the nation's largest and most complex resources and industrial developments.
Australian Heritage Services Pty Ltd
Sean Freeman
GPO BOX 2990, Adelaide, Sa 5001
08 8223 3480
0428 848 043

​Australian​ Museum Consulting
Chris Langeluddecke (Project Manager, Aboriginal Heritage)
Jennie Lindbergh (Senior Project Manager)
6 College St, Sydney, NSW 2010
02 9320 6311
0421 613 149



​Australian Museum Consulting is the Australian Museum's commercial project management group, providing services nationally since 1991.
AM Consulting’s Archaeology & Heritage unit is able to prepare cultural heritage management plans and interpretation plans, Aboriginal heritage significance and impact assessments, as well as undertake the
planning, management and execution of large and small scale archaeological excavations, surveys and regional studies.
Consultation with stakeholder groups, including project teams, statutory authorities, local Councils, and in particular representatives of local Aboriginal communities, is integral to the way we meet client and heritage best practice requirements. Our personnel have a sound knowledge and understanding of Commonwealth and State heritage legislation and all reports are prepared in accordance with the principles of the Burra Charter. Services provided by AM Consulting are conducted in accordance with current Federal and State legislation and policy, standard heritage best practice guidelines, and the conditions of relevant licences and consents.
​Benchmark Heritage M​​anagement
Matthew Barker (Senior Project Archaeologist)
Dr Maya Barker (Senior Project Archaeologist)
PO Box 82, Kinglake, VIC.
0437 005 044
0421 840 966

​Biosis P​​ty Ltd
Amy Wood
PO Box 489, Port Melbourne Vic 3207
(03) 8686 4840​
0400 037 720
​Biosis Pty Ltd are leaders in ecology and cultural heritage consulting Australia wide. Our team of cultural heritage consultants specialises in both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal archaeology and cultural heritage
assessments, from due diligence assessments to management plans for a range of project types and clients.
​Cultural Heritage Connections Pty Ltd

Vanessa Hardy (Principal Archaeologist)
PO Box 490
Dulwich Hill NSW 2203
02 9518 34 21

​Cultural Heritage  is a heritage company with offices in Hobart and Sydney, providing Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal archaeology and heritage services to a varied client base. With a broad base in commercial heritage projects, we are experienced in providing comprehensive and accurate heritage advice to meet all required statutory and non-statutory guidelines. We understand the importance of project timing and have a proven track record of setting and meeting deadlines. We aim to provide useful advice and to find realistic solutions for clients, within a professional and ethical heritage management framework, for each project we commit to. In addition, Cultural Heritage Connections has established links to a team of specialists in a variety of related heritage disciplines including ground penetrating radar, maritime heritage, stone tool analysis, specialist historic material culture analysis and heritage architecture, enabling us to provide a comprehensive heritage service for our clients. Principal Archaeologist and Director Vanessa Hardy is a member of Australia ICOMOS and full member of the Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc. (AACAI) with over 20 years' experience. ​
​Cultural Heritage Management Australia (CHMA)​​
Mr Stuart Huys (Director / Archaeologist)
27 Apsley St, South Hobart TAS 7005
1300 531 146
0412 211 136
​CHMA is a company that specialises in the assessment and management of Indigenous and non-Indigenous heritage. CHMA personnel have completed over 1000 projects throughout Australia. These projects have been focused within every State and Territory in the country and include the cultural heritage assessments for some of the largest infrastructure works to be constructed in Australia over the past decade. Over 150 of the projects undertaken by CHMA personnel have been focused within Tasmania, and have involved the recording and assessment of Aboriginal and Historic cultural heritage values. CHMA has an office base in Hobart, and have the personnel and necessary equipment based in Tasmania to handle all heritage projects, whatever the scale​.
​Eco Logi​​​cal Australia Pty Ltd
Lyndon Patterson (Senior Archaeologist)
PO Box 12, Sutherland, NSW 1499
02 8536 8600

​Eco Logical Australia is a multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy providing innovative, high quality professional services. Our approach combines sound scientific principles and strategic thinking with
effective communication and integrity. We attract, train and retain quality staff to provide expert advice and service. Lyndon Patterson, Senior Archaeologist has over 12 years’ experience in archaeology and
cultural heritage management and is a full member of the Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc (AACAI). He has contributed to over 100 heritage projects in Australia including
projects in Launceston, Port Arthur and the Hobart region.
​Ecology and Heritage Partners
Oona Nicholson (Director / Principal Heritage Advisor)
292 Mount Alexander Rd, Ascot Vale, Vic 3032
03 9377 0100
​Ecology and Heritage Partners has a respected and experienced team of archaeologists, anthropologists and other cultural heritage advisors specialising in Aboriginal cultural heritage assessment, management and salvage. Our work is characterised by close collaboration with Traditional Owners, Aboriginal communities and key stakeholders. We have excellent working relationships with regulatory authorities, in-depth knowledge of Aboriginal heritage legislation and high technical competency.
Our approach is pragmatic, thorough and impartial. We are responsive to client needs and expectations, and are often called upon for expert cultural heritage advice by federal, state and local government agencies, corporate and private clients.​
Director, Oona Nicolson, leads our cultural heritage team. Oona has been on the Heritage Council of Victoria for seven years and a widely-respected consultant for over 21 years.
Everick Heritage Pty Ltd
Aaron Fogel
Level 4, 289 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, 3000
0408 532 277

In our 20 years of operation, Everick Heritage has gained extensive experience in providing Aboriginal and historic heritage management services across a wide variety of project types throughout Australia. Our ability to translate technical archaeological and heritage recommendations into practical advice has ensured effective and practical heritage outcomes.
In Tasmania, Everick Heritage staff have completed projects on both the east and west coasts. Our Tasmanian services include Aboriginal Heritage Desktop Reviews to full Aboriginal Heritage Assessment Reports including test excavations. Our experience includes preparation of Historic Archaeological and Heritage assessments including test excavations as well as Heritage Impact Statements.  
Extent Heritage Pty Ltd

Ian Travers (Director)
03 9388 0622​
Level 1, 52 Holmes Street, Brunswick East, VIC 3058

​Extent Heritage offers more than 25 years of accumulated experience and the most comprehensive range of heritage services and specialist expertise available in Australia and the Asia Pacific region. Our highly experienced Hobart team is supported by more than 40 professionals with Aboriginal, historical archaeological, and built heritage expertise. We are well known in the industry for our successful track record in delivering large archaeological excavations cost effectively and to best practice standards. Extent provides innovative management solutions carefully crafted to meet our clients’ individual needs, resulting in greater levels of certainty and less risk.​
​Gavin Ja​​ckson Cultural Resource Management
Gavin Jackson
PO BOX 548, Hamilton Hill, WA 6963
08 9417 7044
0439 037 440

​Gavin Jackson Cultural Resource Management is an independent consultancy firm providing quality service and professional advice in the fields of Aboriginal heritage, cultural resource management and land access approvals to private and public sector clients. The company currently employs professionals, qualified in the disciplines of Archaeology and Anthropology along with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialists and support staff to meet all clients’ administrative and data management requirements. Gavin Jackson and his team’s combined experience provide high quality professional project management services which ensure the overall heritage process is both streamlined and comprehensive. Gavin Jackson CRM are members of AACAI and the AAA.
​GML Heritage P​​ty Ltd
Peter Romey
Level 6, 372 Elizabeth St, Surry Hills, NSW 2010
02 9319 4811

​GML Heritage has been providing high quality, specialist heritage advice for historical and Aboriginal site and places all over Australia for 21 years. We are at the forefront of heritage consulting though assessing
heritage impacts and significance, advising on the conservation and management of important places and undertaking complex archaeological site management projects. Our forty-strong multidisciplinary team of experts comprises architectural and industrial specialists, prehistoric and historical archaeologists, heritage planners, historians and heritage interpretation specialists.​
​Gondwan​a Heritage Solutions
Greg Jackman
14 William St, Oatlands, TAS 7120
03 6254 1494
0499 541 441

​Drawing on over 25 years’ experience, Gondwana Heritage Solutions provides a broad range of services covering all aspects of historical and indigenous heritage management and archaeology, including cultural
heritage assessments, site management, policy development, conservation planning, heritage awareness and capacity building. No project is too large or too small. Our vision is to bring diverse pasts into the present for a shared future. Through a holistic and inclusive process we aim to create value for clients while sustainably protecting significant places, objects and traditions.
​​Heartwoo​​d Heritage Services​
​​Dr Jeremy Ash
4 Vicary St, Triabunna, TAS, 7190
0412 839 354
​​Heartwood Heritage Services is a Tasmanian-based company offering non-Indigenous and Indigenous archaeological and cultural heritage services. Our well-regarded team offer specialist heritage services to
deliver best-practice outcomes for communities, government agencies, industry, universities and not-forprofits.​​​
Heritage Consulting Australia Pty Ltd

Allan Lance
GPO Box 2677, Canberra, ACT 2601
0418 856 504

​Heritage Consulting Australia is a Canberra-based company specialising in the study and management of Australian cultural heritage, principally prehistoric and historical archaeological sites. We carry out archival research, field surveys, the recording of Aboriginal and historical sites, and use locally and nationally relevant criteria to determine the significance of these sites. With our detailed understanding of Aboriginal heritage and themes in Australian historical archaeology, we are able to identify archaeologically sensitive areas, locate and evaluate sites and recommend the best site management options. We have a proven record of successful and amicable dealings with Aboriginal people from remote, rural and urban communities. Allan is a Full Member of AACAI with nearly 40 years experience in Australian site recording and management.
​Heritage ​​Insight
David Rhodes (Director) 0417 366 972

Bianca Di Fazio (Executive Archaeologist)
0437 660 430

Matt Chamberlain (Senior Archaeologist – Kyneton)
0447 771 173

53 Stubbs St
Kensington. Vic. 3031
+61 3 9376 6569

6 Jennings St
Kyneton. Vic. 3444
+61 3 8578 3779
Heritage Insight is an established team of heritage professionals based in Melbourne and Central Victoria, with considerable experience in Australian prehistory, historic archaeology and heritage management.  Our team members also have specialist expertise in a range of areas, including the application of GIS and remote sensing technologies to heritage management, archaeological imaging technologies and materials conservation.  Our capabilities include archaeological survey, excavation and analysis of material culture from prehistoric and historic places. We also have considerable experience in consultation and negotiation with a range of stakeholders, including Aboriginal and local communities, clients and government. Heritage assessment work conducted by our firm has been in connection with major infrastructure, development and conservation projects and smaller community-based projects, including projects for Aboriginal communities. We have previously worked across SE-Australia, including projects in Tasmania.
Our approach to heritage management is inclusive of clients and communities with the aim of achieving innovative and cost-effective solutions for heritage conservation which respect community values and are in line with standards for best practice.​
Independent Heritag​​e Consultants

Guadalupe Cincunegui
Partner / Senior Archaeologist
P.O. Box 60 Unley, South Australia 5061
M: 0451 364 567
​Independent Heritage Consultants are highly experienced and work closely with statutory authorities, Aboriginal communities and proponents in the civil, construction and mining sectors to provide suitable project advice and heritage solutions for a variety of projects.

​Greg Deftereos 
0409 895 525
​Heritage Consultant in both Indigenous and Built Environment Heritage spaces with 20 years experience in varied fields of heritage practice, and archaeological research projects including management plans, site registrations and surveys in Tasmania, around Australia and internationally. Specific skills include Heritage Project Management, Traditional Owner liaison, Heritage Legislation - and a keen interest in Scientific Illustration from entire sites to stone tools. 
​Jacobs Gro​​up (Australia) Pty Ltd
Dr Karen Murphy (Technical Director, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage)
452 Flinders St, Melbourne, VIC 3000
0429 166 475

Jacobs has a large team of archaeologists and heritage advisors with a variety of experience across Australia including Tasmania. Our team has experience in providing Aboriginal heritage survey, excavation, consultation and cultural values assessments on a range of large and small road, rail, water and power infrastructure projects. We also have access to a wide range of other environmental and engineering specialists to provide a holistic package of services.​
Jane Be​​cker
40 Rogers Rd, Kimberley, TAS, 7304
03 6497 2154
0407 863 297
​Consultant archaeologist with over 20 years’ experience in Tasmania. Major surveys conducted include Hydro wind farms, Telstra cable easements, irrigation dam construction, road upgrades and other rural development projects requiring an EIS. Experienced in both indigenous and historical cultural heritage management.
​Kamae​ Consulting
Michael Jones (Principal Consultant)
26 Churinga Waters Drive, Old Beach TAS 7017
0409 088 646
Latitude Heritage Pty Ltd

Dr Jennifer Jones-Travers (Director)
89 Stony Point Drive, Austins Ferry, TAS 7011
0487 786 637

Latitude Heritage offers two decades of heritage management expertise based locally here in Tasmania. We work closely with representatives of the Aboriginal community and Aboriginal Heritage Tasmania to ensure that our advice is robust, pragmatic, and satisfies the requirements of the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1975. Latitude Heritage provides expertise in both Aboriginal and post-contact (historical) archaeology and heritage services, delivering strong outcomes for developments at a range of scales, from a single residence through to infrastructure projects and new subdivisions. 

Our Director, Dr Jennifer Jones-Travers, has a track record for delivering high quality, timely and cost-effective heritage outcomes in complicated situations. Let us work with you to develop solutions specific to your situation and reduce your risk through the heritage management process.  
​LaTrobe Universi​​ty
Dr Jillian Garvey
(03) 9479 8052
0438 009 661
​Dr Lynle​​y Wallis
1/B Swan St, Brighton, SA 5048
0417 001 861

​WHC specialises in the assessment and management of Aboriginal cultural heritage and archaeological research across Australia. With a commitment to excellence, our professional staff set the standard for high quality outcomes in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Our clients include the resources and energy sector, urban development and civil infrastructure, and Indigenous organisations and corporations. A critical component of our approach is developing and maintaining a strong, constructive working relationship with Aboriginal community stakeholders, community groups and the relevant regulatory authorities, whilst adhering to best archaeological and cultural heritage management practice. WHC also offers accredited training in cultural heritage management and archaeological site recording and investigation for Aboriginal organisations. WHC Principal Archaeologist Lynley Wallis is the current President of the Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc. (AACAI) and the current Editor
of the journal 'Australian Archaeology'.​
​Matrix Archaeolo​​gical Services
Adrienne Ellis (Senior Archaeologist / Director )
Simon Greenwood (Senior Archaeologist / Director)
PO Box 2452, Footscray, VIC 3011
03 9396 1496
Matrix Archaeological Services (MAS) brings together qualified and experienced specialists from the various disciplines of Australian cultural heritage management. Our senior archaeologists are recognised experts in their fields, and the MAS team has extensive experience in managing the heritage requirements of industrial and residential developments, infrastructure and civil works. 

MAS provides high-quality and cost-effective professional services in the following areas: 
• Identification, assessment, management and interpretation of cultural heritage objects and places (Aboriginal and historical) 
• Community engagement and development 
• Research and education 

Based in Melbourne’s inner west, MAS provides services throughout southeastern Australia and internationally.​
​National Heritage Con​sultants
Dr Johan Kamminga
34 Simpson St, Watson, ACT 2602
(02) 6242 0418
0413 766 460
Jo Kamminga is the longest practicing consultant archaeologist in Australia and has extensive experience as an expert witness at court and tribunal hearings. He is co-author of the textbook ‘Prehistory of Australia’.
​Navin Officer Heritage Con​​sultants
Nicola Hayes
(02) 6282 9415
0421 274 470
​Navin Officer Heritage Consultants (NOHC) is a leading heritage consultancy dedicated to providing realistic, comprehensive and effective cultural heritage management services throughout Australia. 
NOHC provides services to individuals, businesses and organisations whose activities necessitate impact assessments to accommodate legal or other considerations relevant to cultural sites and heritage values. 
NOHC has provided an effective service in all aspects of Aboriginal and historical archaeology and cultural heritage management for twenty five years, making NOHC one of the longest continuously-operating specialist heritage consultancies in Australia. 
Our Canberra office is central to national institutions, authorities and archives which facilitates archival research, and liaison with Commonwealth clients.
NOHC has been involved in over 1500 consulting projects to date, and has a reputation for providing outstanding heritage advice combined with high quality professional service. 
Company personnel include archaeologists and heritage specialists who have a diverse range of skills and specialisations, field and technical assistants, and office support.
NOHC has long-standing professional associations with a wide range of heritage practitioners who provide services within specialist fields such as anthropology, maritime archaeology, rock art conservation and materials conservation.
NOHC manage the time-effective conduct of projects through the coordination of efficient field strategies, integrated by-hand and mechanical excavation, and concurrent analysis and report writing. We have an outstanding record of completing projects on time and within budget. This is reflected in the number of projects successfully completed by NOHC, and the number of return clients who commission us to deliver increasingly more complex and challenging projects.
NOHC personnel are available to work within Australia and internationally.
The services of NOHC are backed by the professional standards and ethics concomitant with membership of the Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc.
​Dr Nicolas G​​rguric
PO Box 495, Nairne, SA 5252
08 8388 6782
0488 338 235
​5 years fieldwork experience in Aboriginal heritage throughout Australia​

​Ochre Imprints​ Pty Ltd
Petra Schell (Director)
PO BOX 280, Clifton Hill, VIC 3068
03 9417 6094
0434 008 301

​Petra Schell is a Cultural Heritage Adviser/Archaeologist with over 20 years’ experience in the heritage management industry. She has skills in providing cultural heritage compliance advice for planning and development projects, due diligence work, archaeological surveys and excavations, Indigenous community consultation and report writing, including Cultural Heritage Management Plans. Petra’s practice is based in Victoria but she has worked extensively in Tasmania and South Australia. Petra’s work in Tasmania includes Aboriginal cultural heritage impact assessments and providing advice to proponents on how to mitigate damage to Aboriginal sites during development projects. These have included field assessments requiring both the investigation of surface and subsurface deposits (i.e. Shack Sites Project at Rocky Cape 2007 and Ansons Bay 2006). Larger developments for which Petra Schell has undertaken Aboriginal Heritage Assessments are: Lauderdale Quay (2008); Musselroe Windfarm; Cockle Creek East Eco-Tourism Development (2007). Petra is a member of the Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Incorporated (AACAI).
​Qu.A.C. Arc​​haeology and Heritage
Dr Sharon Lane
PO Box 71, Penshurst, VIC 3289
0425 323 965
Qu.A.C. consultants have over 15 years of experience in Australian Aboriginal cultural heritage management.
RM Consulting Group
Jamie Rooney
Level 1, 1a Cambridge Road, Bellerive Tasmania 7018
P: 0459 047 478
M: 0478 117 213

​RMCG is a multi-disciplinary consultancy specialising in environment, agriculture and communities.
We provide advice to government agencies, water authorities, institutions and private sector clients in the fields of environment, water, agriculture, economics and communities.
Jamie Rooney has been actively involved in the research and management of archaeological projects throughout Australia and Europe since 2016. He specialises in the management of complex cultural heritage projects and has extensive experience of cultural heritage management in the resources, urban development, infrastructure sectors across Victoria and Tasmania; and the development of mining infrastructure and Indigenous community consultation in remote areas of Cape York, Queensland.
Jamie holds a Master of Arts (hons.) of the first class in Archaeology and History from the University of Glasgow, with a focus on the archaeology of conflict. Jamie is experienced in archaeological survey and excavation methods in both Indigenous and historical projects and has successfully project managed a number of Cultural Heritage Management Plans, and specialist heritage assessments throughout Australia.
​Robert Pa​​ton Archaeological Studies Pty Ltd.
Mr Robert Paton
0419 736459

Dr Robert (Ben) Gunn​
329 Mt Dryden Rd,
Lake Lonsdale, Vic 3381
03 5356 4227

​The consultant provides leading specialist services in the identification, recording and management of Aboriginal rock art sites.
He has been working in this field since 1978, working for Aboriginal Organisations, Government Departments, and private developers throughout Australia.
He is also well experienced in archaeological surveys and excavation.
Dr Coral Montero Lopez
Level 14, 222 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC 3000
03 9417 9729
0420 948 632
​Dr Montero Lopez has over six years of experience working as a cultural heritage consultant in Australia, primarily in Victoria, Western Australia, and New South Wales. Coral has professional training in Anthropology and Archaeology, which has allowed her to gain experience working with multi-disciplinary teams with expertise in planning approvals, archaeology, architecture, conservation, landscape, and indigenous heritage.​
Dr ​Silas Piotro​​​wski
0427 130 737

Hobart-based Consulting Archaeologist available to conduct archaeological surveys, excavation and research projects throughout Tasmania. Experience in the native title sector in fieldwork and Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Management Advisory and policy development. Particular interest in values-based approaches to Heritage Management, World Heritage, and community based archaeology.​
Southern Archaeology
Darren Watton
1 Old Punt Road Perth Tasmania 7300
0439 444 868
Southern Archaeology (SA) is a wholly Tasmanian company with extensive experience working in urban, rural and remote archaeological contexts and landscapes. SA has a strong reliable team of archaeologists and consultants and can provide an efficient and competitive service. SA specialises in Aboriginal (and historical) heritage assessments for developments and proposals big and small.​
​Tech Duinn Pty​​ Ltd
Jacob Lambert
591 Marion Bay Road, Marion Bay, TAS 7175
0422 054 431

​Tech Duinn Pty Ltd formed as a company in 2011 to provide archaeological services focused primarily on Aboriginal cultural heritage in Australia. Our team of professional archaeologists and cultural heritage managers are dedicated to working with Traditional Owners to best develop and implement protection and preservation of Aboriginal cultural heritage in Australia. We offer extensive experience in identification and recording of cultural material including cultural landscapes.​
​Terra Rosa C​onsulting
Scott Chisholm (WA) or Jade O’Brien (NSW) or jade.o’
346 South Tce, South Fremantle, WA
Lvl 32/1 Market St, Sydney, NSW 2000
(WA) 08 9336 4645 (NSW) 02 9275 8706
(WA) 0414 092 566 (NSW) 0400 772 998

​Terra Rosa Consulting is an independent firm offering an integrated suite of professional services for Traditional Owner groups, government, industry and representative bodies. At the core of our business is our responsiveness to the needs of our various clients by delivering high quality heritage and cultural management services. This work has always been highly dynamic, responding to the rapidly changing needs of industry and growing aspirations of communities.
Through the strong client relationships we have developed over this time, we have identified a need for a holistic approach, recognising the strong connections between cultural resource management, community
development and economic sustainability. To meet this need, Terra Rosa Consulting provides an expanded and diversified service offering, including:

* Heritage management and approvals
* Community projects
* Social and cultural enterprises
* Environmental services
* Land management
* Mapping and GIS
* Cultural heritage tourism
* Native title services.

Terra Rosa Consulting strives to continually evolve to respond to both industry and community desires
and to apply our proven record of excellence in engagement across emerging and established services.
Dr Vincent Clark Archaeology & Heritage
Vincent Clark or Tim Clark 
11/240 Sydney Road, Coburg Victoria 3058
03 9386 9770
0418 348 521 or 0476 996 744
Our founder, Dr Vincent Clark, is a renowned archaeologist with over 25 years of experience in Australian Archaeology. He established Dr Vincent Clark Archaeology & Heritage to provide high-quality services that are grounded in a deep understanding and respect for the cultural significance of heritage sites and artefacts.
At Dr Vincent Clark Archaeology & Heritage, we work closely with our clients to ensure that their projects are delivered on time, on budget, and in compliance with all relevant legislation and regulations. Our services include cultural heritage assessments, archaeological surveys and excavations, heritage impact assessments, and cultural heritage management plans.
We are dedicated to ensuring that the cultural heritage of Australia is preserved for future generations, and we are proud to be making a positive contribution to this important work. Our team members are passionate about their work and are committed to delivering the highest standards of service and professionalism.
If you are looking for a reliable and experienced team of archaeologists and cultural heritage specialists, then look no further than Dr Vincent Clark Archaeology & Heritage. 
Contact us to discuss how we can assist with your project.​
​Wandri Archaeolo​gy
Katrina Thomas
PO BOX 360, Werribee, VIC
0431 892 248
​Wallis Heritage Consulting (WHC)​

Wild Coast Consulting Pty Ltd

Catherine Searle
0422 068 247
PO Box 168, Sandy Bay, Tas, 7006

​Catherine Searle is a senior archaeologist and cultural heritage consultant specialising in Australian Aboriginal cultural heritage; integrated, multi-disciplinary EIA project management;  social impact assessment; health impact assessment; political liaison and political risk assessment; stakeholder engagement; and conflict management on sensitive or controversial projects.  

Catherine has more than 25 years experience as a consultant archaeologist, political advisor and interim public sector executive in the UK and Australia, including project management and sponsorship on multi-billion pound programmes.  She has a BA (Hons) in Archaeology; an MSc in Middle East Politics; and is a PhD candidate developing a framework for Peace & Conflict Impact Assessment.
​​Zvonka Stanin (Archae​ologist and Cultural Heritage Advisor)
Sheffield, TAS
0487 191 278
​Archaeologist and heritage advisor Zvonka, has worked on a range of heritage projects for private and public stakeholders, including Councils, road and water authorities, and works state-wide. Examples of completed projects comprise background research, survey and excavation (historical and Aboriginal places), heritage assessments for roads, pipelines, residential developments, conservation monitoring, and material analysis.​



The Tasmanian Heritage Services Directory is also available for consultants working in historic heritage. ​

Proponents should seek testimonials and/or review the merit of submitted proposals to determine the consultant’s capacity to undertake Aboriginal heritage assessment. 

Consultants may also be listed as members of the Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists or Australia ICOMOS

The proponent and their consultants should follow the Aboriginal Heritage Standards and Procedures

Proponents should also be aware that different levels of heritage assessments are required for different activities/projects. Before engaging a consultant, please contact Aboriginal Heritage Tasmania​​ for advice on the likely scope of investigation required. 

The Tasmanian Government supports Aboriginal community involvement in Aboriginal cultural heritage management projects. Archaeologists working in Tasmania are expected to work with an Aboriginal Heritage Officer recognised by the Aboriginal community as being appropriate to represent and communicate Aboriginal community opinion.

For application and changes to this register, please email​ with the information as per the register format below. 

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