Aboriginal and Historic Heritage Projects

NGH Environmental has experienced heritage staff who are able to provide a wide range of heritage assessments dealing with both Aboriginal and Historic heritage matters. We have a strong track record of integrating heritage and archaeological studies into the broader Environmental Impact Assessment process. Our heritage experts also undertake dedicated heritage projects.

Our heritage team can guide clients through the process of identifying heritage sites, assessing heritage significance, determining potential heritage impacts from development, provide management options, advise on legislative requirements and recommend mitigation measures for both Aboriginal and Historic sites and places, including moveable heritage.

Aboriginal Heritage and Archaeology

Our capabilities and experience include:

  • Aboriginal heritage assessments
  • Archaeological field surveys and site recording
  • Assessment of significance
  • Management recommendations and advice
  • Conservation Management Plans
  • Due Diligence assessments
  • Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment Reports (ACHARs)
  • Aboriginal community consultation
  • Aboriginal Heritage Impact Permits (AHIPs)
  • Site excavations and analysis

Our archaeologist has 24 years’ experience in conducting Aboriginal heritage assessments. He has conducted all aspects of Aboriginal site surveys and Aboriginal community consultation and is able to manage both large and small projects. He is experienced in the use of the Codes of Practice and Guides produced by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage.

Historic Heritage Assessment and Planning

Our capabilities and experience include:

  • Heritage Impact Statements (also known as SoHI)
  • Conservation Management Plans
  • Local Government Area Heritage Studies
  • Heritage approvals and exemption applications
  • Assessments of Heritage Significance
  • Historical research and thematic history studies
  • Oral history
  • Archival recording
  • Heritage planning and advice
  • Historic research and documentation

Our Senior Historic heritage consultant has over 10 years’ experience in conducting built heritage assessments, conservation planning, management plans, historical research and community consultation. Our Heritage consultant has over 3 years’ experience in heritage assessments and recording and has additional expertise and experience in historical research including literature reviews, archival research and writing histories. They are experienced in the legislative requirements and procedures dealing with Historic heritage and are able to conduct all types of historic heritage assessments and research.

Our Heritage team is able to provide services to clients from a range of sectors including:

  • Local, State and Federal Governments
  • Government agencies and authorities
  • Natural resources / Mining
  • Renewable energy
  • Telecommunications
  • Infrastructure – Power, Rail, Road
  • Land development
  • Land management
  • Tourism
  • Private developers
  • Community organisations

Our Heritage staff would be happy to provide you with high quality, timely, cost effective and practical solutions for heritage and archaeological management matters.