Case studies

The UQ Culture & Heritage Unit is a commercial heritage consultancy with 30 years experience.

We work with Indigenous communities, the resources sector, developers, and all levels of government to deliver professional heritage outcomes in a timely manner.

The Culture and Heritage Unit was engaged by the Tablelands Regional Council to carry out a heritage survey of its local government area in Far North Queensland.
When Brisbane's iconic Commissariat Building was damaged in the 2011 floods, the Culture and Heritage Unit was engaged by the Queensland National Trust to undertake archaeological excavations as part of the program of repairs.
When Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium was redeveloped in 2002, the Culture and Heritage Unit was engaged to manage the impacts on the archaeological resource.
Our archaeological laboratory analysed soil and seed remains from around the Royal Exhibition Building, assisting in the reconstruction of the nineteenth century gardens.
The Culture and Heritage Unit conducted a heritage survey of the town of Doomadgee in the Queensland Gulf Country as preparation for the development of new residential subdivisions and health services buildings
The Culture and Heritage Unit was engaged by the managers of the Bunya Mountains National Park to identify and assess Aboriginal heritage places within the area. Our work involved historical research, archaeological survey and Aboriginal community consultation.
The Culture and Heritage Unit has undertaken a large number of archaeological and heritage surveys over the last 30 years, for a wide range of mining operations in Queensland, NSW and Western Australia.
Our work has included archaeological survey and built heritage assessment for such projects as the Brisbane Cross-River Rail Project, The Brisbane Northern Link Project, the Centenary Highway upgrade, the Brisbane to Cairns Optic Fibre Network, and Paradise and Traveston Crossing Dams.
The Culture and Heritage Unit was engaged by an Aboriginal representative body to conduct an anthropological survey of 'water places' (creeks, soaks, wells and watercourses) of spiritual or cultural significance to Aboriginal people in parts of the Gulf Country, Queensland.