Australian Association Of Consulting Archaeologists Inc

Member Profiles: Jodie Mitchell



Alpha Archaeology Pty Ltd
P: 03 9372 3350
F: 03 9372 3353
M: 0418579543
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Anywhere; anytime
* B.Arch, LaTrobe University

Professional Associations and Positions

Full Member, Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc.(AACAI)
Member, Australian Archaeological Association Inc.(AAA)
Life Member, Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology(ASHA)
Member, Archaeological & Anthropological Society Victoria (AASV)
Life Member, Egyptology Society of Victoria
Member, Australian Institute of Archaeology (AIA)
Member, National Trust of Australia


  • Site Survey
  • Site Recording
  • Excavation

Special Fields

  • Lithic artefact analysis

Consulting Experience

Jodie Mitchell is an experienced archaeologist and cultural heritage consultant, being the Director of Alpha Archaeology Pty Ltd since 2004. Working in Victoria, all other Australian states and territories and overseas in Thailand and Georgia her skills include:

- project management
- Cultural Heritage Management Plans (CHMPs)
- Aboriginal and Historical archaeological assessments
- due diligence reports
- archaeological survey of Aboriginal and Historical sites
- subsurface testing and excavation of Aboriginal and Historical sites
- site significance assessments
- report writing
- consultation with Aboriginal communities, stakeholders and clients
- management recommendations
- recording Aboriginal and Historical sites
- residue analysis
- artefact analysis
- computer illustrations
- human skeletal excavation and analysis

Jodie has extensive experience in a number of varied projects with many different clients and has been the cultural heritage advisor and author of many approved CHMPs. Some of these projects include; road and freeway construction, telecommunication cable routes, housing project development, pipelines and infrastructure, commercial subdivision development, mining and quarrying projects.

She has also been the senior archaeologist, project manager and cultural heritage advisor of anumber of salvage excavations, due diligence reports and the National Heritage Manager for a nationwide optic fibre telecommunications installation project conducting cultural heritage assessments throughout most states and territories of Australia.

INTERESTS: Legislative processes, project management, Forensic archaeology, physical anthropology, landscape analysis, survey and excavation, residue analysis, human burials - excavation and analysis of skeletal material and burial customs.