Australian Association Of Consulting Archaeologists Inc

Member Profiles: Matthew Barber

BARBER, Matthew

NGH Environmental
Fyshwick ACT 2609
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Australia wide
BA (Hons)

Professional Associations and Positions

Full Member AACAI
Member - AAA


  • Site Survey
  • Site Recording
  • Excavation

Consulting Experience

Matthew is Principal Heritage Consultant at NGH Environmental, managing a team of 9 other dedicated heritage staff. Matthew has over 27 years experience in the heritage discipline. His extensive experience comes through a range of roles with Government agencies, mining companies, environmental planning and assessment companies and cultural heritage management companies. During his diverse career within Aboriginal heritage management Matthew has worked as an Aboriginal Heritage Consultant across five states and territories in Australia.

He has extensive experience in development and implementation of field survey strategies, site excavations, and preparation of reports, having completed over 500 projects, mostly as senior or principal consultant. He has had a long and successful history in liaison with Aboriginal communities, as well as developers from the public and private sectors.

Matthew has developed strong skills in the preparation of complex cultural heritage assessments, reporting and problem solving, as well as having the ability to bring together information from a wide variety of disciplines and stakeholders, with excellent interpersonal skills and high level project management abilities.