Australian Association Of Consulting Archaeologists Inc

Member Profiles: Tory Stening



Comber Consultants Pty Ltd
P: 02 9799 6000
M: 0410 686 309
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Bachelor of Arts, Macquarie University
Master of Arts (Archaeology), University of New England

Professional Associations and Positions

Professional Associations and Affiliations:
Australian Archaeological Association (AAA) Member
Australasian Society of Historical Archaeology (ASHA) Member
International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) Full member
Australian Institute of Maritime Archaeology (AIMA) Member
World Archaeological Congress (WAC) Member


  • Site Survey


  • Site Survey
  • Site Recording
  • Excavation

Special Fields

  • lithic analysis

Consulting Experience

Consulting Experience:
Tory Stening is the Associate Director, Projects of Comber Consultants Pty Ltd and is an archaeologist experienced in both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal archaeology and cultural heritage management with an expertise in stone tool analyses. She is experienced in both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal archaeological survey, assessment, excavation and recording. Tory has a detailed understanding of the process of stone tool manufacture and is experienced in the cataloguing and analyses of Aboriginal stone tools. Her Master�s Thesis was an analyses of stone tools excavated at Cowra.
Tory has specialist knowledge and experience in the assessment and management of historic buildings. She has undertaken training in the Conservation of Traditional Buildings and works closely with property owners to ensure best practice management. Tory prepares Statements of Heritage Impact and Conservation Management Plans. She has also completed Level 1 of the International Nautical Archaeological Service�s Maritime Archaeology course conducted by the Australasian Institute of Maritime Archaeology in Sydney.
Tory is a member of the Australasian Society of Historical Archaeologists, the Australian Archaeological Association, the Australasian Institute of Maritime Archaeology, the International Committee on Monuments and Sites and the World Archaeological Congress. She was appointed as a Justice of the Peace in May 2010.