Australian Association Of Consulting Archaeologists Inc

Member Profiles: Lyndon Patterson



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M Environmental Law, University of Sydney (2013)
BA (Hons Australian Archaeology), La Trobe University (2001)
BSc, La Trobe University (1999)

Professional Associations and Positions

Full Member, AACAI
Vice Chairperson NSW AACCAI
NSW State Executive Committee, AACAI
Member, Australian Archaeological Association


  • Site Survey
  • Site Recording
  • Excavation


  • Site Survey
  • Site Recording
  • Excavation

Consulting Experience

Fifteen years experience in cultural heritage management and archaeology having worked for heritage consultancy firms in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth on projects in all Australian states and on cultural heritage projects in Asia and Europe.

Lyndon holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science from La Trobe University, with honours in Australian archaeology. Lyndon completed a Master in Environmental Law at the University of Sydney in 2013. This has given Lyndon additional knowledge in the areas of environmental legislation and approvals, native title, climate law, energy and resources law, water law, biodiversity law and heritage law.

Lyndon has experience in the assessment, survey, excavation and management of archaeological sites, both Aboriginal and historic sites, has skills in community consultation and a working knowledge of State and Commonwealth heritage legislation and approvals. Lyndon has prepared permit applications and has been archaeological excavation director on projects under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 (NSW), Heritage Act 1977 (NSW) and Heritage Act 1993 (SA). He has prepared over 80 consultant reports comprising archaeological assessments, heritage assessments, research designs, excavation reports, due diligence assessments and contributed to heritage management plans for a diverse client base including state and commonwealth government agencies, developers of green field sites, resource companies, architects and engineering firms.

Selected Publications

�Report of an Ethnographic and Archaeological Work Program Clearance, Wiluna Native Title Determination Area (WA) : consulting report to Cullen Exploration, 2013.
� Windsor Road, Kellyville (NSW), Aboriginal Archaeological Excavation Report : consulting report to PML Kellyville, 2012.
� Launceston Airport Heritage Management Plan (Tas) : consulting report to Australian Pacific Airports Corporation 2012.
� 8-28 The Corso, Manly (NSW), Archaeological Excavation Report : consulting report to Richard Crooks Construction, 2011.
� Ashburton Drive Albion Park (NSW), Aboriginal Archaeological Technical Report and Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment : consulting report to Lyndal, 2011.
� 23-37 Pyrmont Bridge Road, Camperdown (NSW), Archaeological Excavation Report : consulting report to Grocon, 2011.
� Glenside New Health Facilities Precinct 1, Remnant Ha-Ha Walls at the Former Parkside Lunatic Asylum (SA), Archaeological Monitoring Report : consulting report to Swanbury Penglase, 2011.
� Brick Well, Old Castlereagh Road, Penrith Lakes (NSW), Excavation Report and Photographic Archival Recording : consulting report to Penrith Lakes Development Corporation, 2010.
� Windang Bowls Club (NSW), Aboriginal Heritage Assessment Report : consulting report to JBA Planning on behalf of Club Windang, 2010.
� Former Carlton and United Brewery RMIT Design Hub, Melbourne (Vic) Archaeological Monitoring Report : consulting report to Aurecon Australia and Heritage Victoria, 2009
� Recent Investigations at Karara, Western Australia and Future Directions for a Regional Archaeology : paper presented at Australian Archaeology Association Conference, Adelaide, 2009
� Camden Valley Way, Horningsea Park (NSW), Aboriginal Archaeological Test Excavation Report : consulting report to Sydney Water, 2007.
� Kalkallo Sewerage Works (Vic), Archaeological and Desktop Study : consulting report to Melbourne Water, 2004.
� Raw Water Storage Facility, Kyabram (Vic), Archaeological Investigation : consulting report to Goulburn Valley Water, 2004.
� Maribyrnong Explosives Factory, Melbourne, (Vic), Archaeological Investigation Horse Graves : consulting report to Foresite, 2003.
� An Archaeological Survey of Belvedere Bushland Reserve & Willow Reserve, Frankston, (Vic) : consulting report to Frankston City Council, 2003.

A full curriculum vitae is available on request