Our Historic Heritage services address all facets of historic heritage work, ranging from assessments through to development approvals for major projects.
Converge Heritage + Community and Archaeo Cultural Heritage Services (together the Converge/Archaeo Group) consult in all areas of cultural heritage, including Aboriginal and historic.
We have a core team of professionals who provide strategic advice on cultural heritage to a diverse range of clients across both public and private enterprise, from concept and strategy for the development and delivery of heritage projects, to peer reviews.
Converge has extensive experience in Indigenous heritage, including consultation and facilitation with Aboriginal parties, development and facilitation of Indigenous Land Use Agreements (ILUAs), and environmental review and EIS assessment for Indigenous heritage.
Archaeo Cultural Heritage Services has provided high level strategic and technical advice to Traditional Owner groups, including assisting groups and their legal advisors in the development and negotiation of hundreds of ILUAs, CHMPs and CHMAs.
Converge has extensive, ‘on the ground’, practical experience in assisting Traditional Owner groups in the implementation of their obligations under these agreements, including in relation to employment and OH&S as well as from a cultural heritage management perspective.
Our experience in Indigenous and historical archaeology is extensive, ranging from large-scale urban excavations, site analysis and recording, due diligence assessments, planning assessments, field and site surveys and artefact analysis.
Converge works with a diverse range of clients in the infrastructure industry, including mining, transport, pipelines, gas, electricity and water. We can provide every cultural heritage service required in the development of infrastructure projects.
Converge can provide all the services required to gain approval for work to heritage places, as well as a detailed analysis of heritage legislation and planning requirements at the local, state and national levels.
Interpretation is strategic communication that enhances visitor experience of your site or venue. Our expertise encompasses historic, Indigenous and natural heritage interpretation research and planning. Our services include interpretation strategies, master planning and interpretive content for natural, Indigenous and historic landscapes and places, including World Heritage.