- BA (Honours), 1st Class, 1987. Dept of Archaeology, La Trobe University.
- PhD, 1996. School of Archaeology, La Trobe University.
Catherine has almost twenty years experience in cultural heritagemanagement, both as a private consultant and as a state archaeologist working for Aboriginal Affairs Victoria. Catherine has a vast amount of experience in all areas of archaeological consulting including in-depth knowledge of current legislation, project and staff management, fieldwork methodologie and artefact analysis. One of Catherine’s main responsibilities is the reconciliation of the features of specific projects with current legislative requirements, and thus she completes most of the Due Diligence reports for the company. Responsible for the quality control of written works, Catherine performs an edit on all written works by staff ensuring that TerraCulture’s quality of work is maintained. Her academic and professional interests have included use-wear analysis on organic (bone and shell) artefacts, sampling strategies and landform analysis, formation of Aboriginal archaeological sites, Aboriginal stone tool technology and the identification and analysis of silcrete quarries.
- Bachelor of Arts (Honours), 1986. Division of Prehistory, La Trobe University
Brendan has over seventeen years experience as a consulting archaeologist within the private sector. Brendan has a vast amount of experience in all areas of archaeological consulting including project and staff management, fieldwork methodologies for both small and large areas, report writing (including numerous numbers of CHMP’s) and artefact analysis. Brendan has been responsible for a large number of archaeological investigations throughout Victoria, however he specialises in the archaeology of Geelong and the southwest region, having completed a large number of projects in this area. His academic and professional interests have included identification and analysis of Aboriginal stone implements and non-human skeletal remains from archaeological deposits, Aboriginal archaeological field survey, sub-surface testing of sensitive landforms and site excavation, conservation and site management strategies and heritage planning. Brendan is currently on long service leave, however he still regularly provides input into TerraCulture’s general operations and management.