For more than 25 years, Converge Heritage + Community has been working collaboratively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, developers and government authorities to achieve best practice outcomes for cultural heritage across Queensland.
Our experience ranges from large-scale urban excavations, remote archaeological surveys and programs, assistance with managing incidental finds during development of major projects, providing expert archaeological advice and preparation of technical reports. Expertise includes Aboriginal cultural heritage and historic archaeology.
Built, landscape, urban and industrial heritage. Working with owners of heritage listed places, developers, designers and heritage authorities, we can provide a practical balance between obtaining project outcomes and conserving heritage values.
Interpretation can enhance the visitor experience of a place or venue, promoting tourism opportunities. Our expertise encompasses historic, Indigenous and natural heritage interpretation.
Converge Heritage + Community have experience working with local, state and federal heritage authorities as well as the Queensland Heritage Council. We can assist property owners and developers gain approval for work to heritage and character places. We can provide detailed analysis and expert advice pertaining to heritage legislation and planning requirements.
The Labour Hire wing of our company, Archaeo Cultural Heritage Service Pty Ltd (Archaeo), fulfills an additional role in the provision of employment, engagement and cultural heritage agreement implementation services for both Traditional Owner Groups and proponents across Queensland.
Converge and the Kabi Kabi People undertook an assessment of the proposed solar farm site at Aramara. The purpose was to provide background information for a Cultural Heritage Management Plan, developed under Part 7 of the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2003.
In conjunction with the Kabi Kabi People, Converge undertook a cultural values assessment of the Mt Ninderry Environmental Reserve to develop strategies to manage potential impacts on Aboriginal cultural heritage from ongoing use and management of the reserve.
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