Dr Justin Shiner

Justin is an experienced cultural heritage professional with over 22 years’ experience having worked in senior heritage roles within the mining and consulting industries. Justin has managed a wide range of large and complex Indigenous and historic cultural heritage projects throughout Australia and has considerable cultural heritage experience within the mining industry both within Australia and internationally. Justin has carried out and directed large multi-disciplinary archaeological research projects in NSW and QLD and has widely published the results of this research.

Justin has consulted extensively with Indigenous communities about cultural heritage management, including the management of shared historical heritage and intangible cultural heritage values. He possesses multi-faceted skills in large-scale project management, cultural heritage management, archaeological research, legislative compliance, and Aboriginal community consultation.

More recently Justin has focused on the delivery of Cultural Heritage Management Plans (CHMPs) and historic heritage projects in Victoria. Justin is a fully qualified ‘heritage advisor’ meeting all the requirements of the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006.