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Our diverse range of clients for the projects below include residential and industrial planners and developers as well as Local, State and Federal Government. Some recent examples of our projects include:

Aboriginal and European archaeological survey and impact assessments

  • City and Eastern Sydney: Broadway, Coogee, Long Bay, Malabar, Pyrmont, Randwick, The Rocks.

  • North Sydney: Beacon Hill, Cromer, Ingleside, Neutral Bay, Seaforth, Warriewood, Waverton.

  • Western Sydney: Baulkham Hills, Blacktown, Box Hill, Cattai, Glenorie, Huntingwood, Kellyville, Maroota, Parramatta, Penrith, Prospect, Riverstone, Rouse Hill, Schofields, Windsor, Winston Hills.

  • South Sydney: Alfords Point, Barden Ridge, Bundeena, Carrs Park, Dolans Bay, Gymea Bay, Heathcote, Jibbon Head, Kurnell, Lilli Pilli, West Menai, Wolli Creek, Woronora Heights.

  • South-Western Sydney: Appin, Austral, Bargo, Bringelly, Camden, Edmondson Park, Glenfield, Hoxton Park, Leppington, Macquarie Park, Menangle, Middleton Grange, Spring Farm, Tahmoor, Warragamba.

  • llawarra and South Coast: Albion Park, Bellambi, Bomaderry, Bulli, Calderwood, Dunmore, Huskisson, Jamberoo, North Nowra, Vincentia, Woonoona, Worrowing Heights, Yallah.

  • Central Coast: Bonnells Bay, Brisbane Waters, Calga, Cameron Park, Gosford, Kariong, Koolewong, Mardi, Wyong.

  • Hunter Region: Aberglasslyn, Branxton, East Maitland, Gillieston Heights, Lochinvar, Port Stephens, Maitland, Newcastle.

  • Northern NSW: Ballina, Casuarina, Clybucca, Coffs Harbour, Emerald Beach, Kunghur, Lennox Head, Moonee Creek, Sandy Beach, Valla.

  • Western NSW: Bathurst, Dubbo, Katoomba, Moree, Mulligans Flat, Sutton, Wellington.

Aboriginal and European archaeological test and salvage excavations

  • Prestons Industrial Estate – open campsite and Benera Homestead remains (2015)
  • Kurnell Abbotts pharmaceuticals industrial – midden (2014)
  • Kurnell Shearwater residential – open campsite (2013)
  • Randwick Prince of Wales Hospital Extensions (2012)
  • Kellyville residential- open campsite (2012)

Over the past 40 years, we have conducted numerous other test and salvage excavations of a wide range of other Aboriginal and European heritage sites.

Aboriginal and European history and interpretation

  • Cooks River Aboriginal History Project (current)
  • Prestons Industrial Estate Aboriginal and European archaeology (current)
  • Aboriginal history and archaeological site overviews for City of Sydney Barani website (2014-present)
  • Recent Aboriginal history of Victoria Park for park upgrade study (2015)
  • Blacktown City Aboriginal Community History for local government planning study (2010-13)

We have also developed Aboriginal histories for a range of projects covering anything from individual properties or locations to whole local government areas.

Heritage planning and conservation studies

  • Fairfield City Council Aboriginal Heritage Study (current)
  • Clybucca and Yarrahapinni Wetlands Landscape Aboriginal Heritage Management Plan (current)
  • Rouse Hill House and Farm Master Plan for Sydney Living Museums (2014)
  • Duck River Heritage Sites Protection Measures for Parramatta Council (2014)
  • Blacktown City Aboriginal Heritage Study (2010-13)

And a range of other Aboriginal heritage studies and conservation management plans for National Parks and local government across NSW.

Regulatory and legal advice

  • Hunters Hill Council Expert Witness- Land and Environment Court (2016)
  • Wollondilly Shire Council Expert Witness- Land and Environment Court (2016)
  • Rocla Quarry Calga, Expert Witness - Land and Environment Court (2014-2015)
  • Winston Hills Place of Worship Proposal Expert Witness - Land and Environment Court (2013)
  • Kariong – Expert Witness Land and Environment Court (2012)

We have also provided advice on land valuation and compensation cases involving Aboriginal heritage and assisted commissions of enquiry.

Aboriginal community liaison

  • Fairfield City Council Aboriginal Heritage Study (current)
  • Clybucca and Yarrahapinni Wetlands Landscape Aboriginal Heritage Management Plan (current)
  • Victoria Park Recent Aboriginal Associations Study (2015)
  • Rouse Hill House and Farm Master Plan (2014)
  • Blacktown Council Heritage Study (2010-2013)

Earlier studies have involved oral history and Aboriginal community significance assessment for important places such as La Perouse and Hill 60 in Wollongong.