Parramatta Square – Archaeological excavations

Parramatta Square – Archaeological excavations Client: Parramatta City CouncilIndustry sector: Urban development and renewalLocation: Parramatta, NSW Service: Aboriginal heritage management, archaeological excavation, analysis and reporting The project The $2.7 billion redevelopment of Parramatta Square is one of the largest urban transformation projects in the country and is central to Parramatta City Council’s vision to build…

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Rebecca Rowlingson joins Niche to lead environment team in Queensland

Niche Environment and Heritage has appointed Rebecca Rowlingson to lead the growing environmental and ecological consulting team in Queensland. As an environmental scientist and program manager, Rebecca draws on over 14 years of professional experience gained in the resources and energy sectors. Rebecca has strong communication skills, allowing her to develop relationships with clients, collaborate…

Project news: Herston Quarter, Brisbane

Niche’s Heritage Architect, Stewart Armstrong, is providing design and construction advice as the nominated Heritage Architect for the Herston Quarter project. Herston Quarter is one of the largest and most complex heritage projects currently underway in Brisbane. The $1.1 billion mixed-use redevelopment project includes the adaptive reuse of several iconic heritage buildings on the site.…

Herston Quarter – Heritage architect

Herston Quarter – Heritage Architect Client: Hutchinson Builders, Australian Unity, UrbisIndustry sector: Land development, state government Service: Heritage Architect design and construction advice and certificationLocation: Herston, Brisbane, QLD The project Australian Unity is delivering Herston Quarter, a mixed-use redevelopment project in Brisbane, Queensland. The $1.1 billion redevelopment includes the adaptive reuse of several iconic heritage…

Meet our team: John McLellan Gillen, historical heritage consultant

John is an archaeologist specialising in historical heritage (also known as non-Aboriginal or European heritage). He joined Niche’s consulting team in April 2020.  Since graduating with a BA in Archaeology from the University of Queensland in 2013, John – a dual Australian/British citizen – has gained almost ten years of heritage and archaeology experience in…

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Heritage consultant Adelia Gower joins Niche in Brisbane

Adelia Gower is the latest addition to our growing multidisciplinary consulting team in Brisbane, having joined Niche in January 2021. Adelia brings strong technical and project management skills, gained through more than six years of experience from the linear infrastructure, urban development and mining sectors in both QLD and NSW. Adelia is skilled in research and…

Inland Rail Program – Narrabri to North Star heritage management

The 1,700 km Inland Rail Program will connect Melbourne and Brisbane via regional Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland, transforming how goods are moved around Australia. Niche provides both historical and Aboriginal cultural heritage advice and services across the Inland Rail Program, including the post-approval and compliance stages of the Narrabri to North Star project,…

Inland Rail Program – Narrabri to North Star heritage management

Inland Rail Program – Narrabri to North Star heritage management Client: Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC)Industry sector: Transport infrastructure Service: Historical and Aboriginal heritage managementLocation: Narrabri to North Star, NSW Inland Rail Program The 1,700 km Inland Rail Program will connect Melbourne and Brisbane via regional Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland, transforming how goods…

Niche ecologists record photographic evidence of Spotted-tailed Quoll using road underpass

Ecologists Dr Radika Michniewicz and Jodie Danvers have recorded photographic evidence of the Spotted-tailed Quoll (Dasyurus maculatus) using an underpass in NSW. The Spotted-tailed Quoll is a threatened species and has a vulnerable conservation status in the state. The photo was captured using automated cameras during monitoring for the Pacific Highway Upgrade. “The goal of…