BGL Heritage Consulting
Norwood SA 5067
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Bachelor of Archaeology (Honours)
Flinders University, 2005
Belinda has worked in professional heritage consulting for over ten years, providing services as a senior archaeologist and specialist heritage adviser. Belinda has extensive experience in the management of complex heritage projects in both South Australia and Western Australia. This has included managing archaeological heritage projects for housing developments, infrastructure pipelines and transmission lines, substations, wind farms, gas plants, railway developments, Defense training zones, airports, mineral exploration, oil and gas exploration and maintenance and Pilbara iron ore exploration projects.
As a result of this work, Belinda has highly developed skills in many aspects of professional consulting archaeology. This includes remote and local archaeological survey work, archaeological site recording (site avoidance, mitigation and salvage levels), significance assessments, excavation, artefact sieving and sorting, GPS data collection, occupational health and safety training and awareness, field logistics, teamwork and team leadership. Within an office environment it includes technical report writing, data processing, legislative and heritage professional advice, cost estimates, logistical organisation and project management.
Belinda is capable and confident in leading both large and small heritage teams in both urban and extreme remote conditions, working in respectful partnerships with Aboriginal peoples in culturally sensitive and effective ways. Belinda is passionate about working for Aboriginal communities, and has worked with a number of representatives from various Aboriginal organisations in South Australia and Western Australia. Belinda is currently undertaking her PhD studies in Archaeology and History at the University of Western Australia, focusing on issues associated with the protection of Narungga people’s heritage within settler landscapes on Yorke Peninsula in South Australia.