Cross River Rail Historical Archaeology

Cross River Rail Historical Archaeology Client: Cross River RailIndustry sector: Transport Infrastructure Service: Historical ArchaeologyLocation: Brisbane CBD Niche has been undertaking archaeological excavations right in the heart of Brisbane CBD for the Cross River Rail project. Listen to our senior historical heritage consultant Dr Kevin Rains talking about some of the project’s fascinating finds and…

Regional Riparian Weed Control, Mid-Brisbane River

Regional Riparian Weed Control, Mid-Brisbane River Client: Healthy Land and WaterIndustry sector: Land care Service: Cultural heritage constraints analysis and due diligence assessmentsLocation: Mid-Brisbane River at Kholo and Mount Crosby, QLD The project Healthy Land and Water (HLW) is an independent organisation dedicated to improving and protecting South East Queensland’s environment. In partnership with Seqwater,…

Mid North Coast Correctional Centre Expansion

Mid North Coast Correctional Centre Expansion Client: Corrective Services NSW (Department of Communities and Justice) Industry sector: Infrastructure, NSW Government Service: Ecology and biodiversity, Aboriginal heritage managementLocation: Kempsey NSW The project The expansion of the Mid North Coast Correctional Centre has resulted in the provision of over 400 further beds as well as proposed centre…

Shorncliffe Station Artefact Recording and Recovery

Shorncliffe Station Artefact Recording and Recovery Client: Queensland RailIndustry sector: Government/Linear Infrastructure Service: Historical heritage artefact recording, recovery, and analysisLocation: Shorncliffe, QLD The project Queensland Rail (QR) is undertaking a restoration of the historic Shorncliffe station building. During preliminary exploratory works a large assemblage of twentieth century artefacts were found in a subfloor space underneath…

St Helena Pipeline Heritage Management

St Helena Pipeline Heritage Management Client: NSW Public Works Advisory, on behalf of Rous County Council Industry sector: Infrastructure Service: Aboriginal Objects Due Diligence Assessment Location: Dorroughby to Ridgewood Road, Lismore region, NSW The project The principal objective of this project is to ensure residents have access to a reliable water supply that meets current…

Parramatta Square

Parramatta Square The project Parramatta Square is a landmark development at the heart of Parramatta and is one of the largest urban development transformation projects in Australia today. The new Parramatta Square includes public spaces that incorporate heritage places and buildings such as Parramatta Town Hall. Niche’s excavations will be at ‘5 Parramatta Square’, Parramatta…

Pacific Highway Upgrade – Archaeology

Pacific Highway Upgrade – Archaeology Project outline The Pacific Highway Upgrade represents one of the largest road infrastructure projects in NSW in recent years. The improvements aimed to support regional development and deliver better road safety, reduced travel time and greater transport efficiency for local communities. As part of Niche Environment and Heritage’s role as…