Australian Association Of Consulting Archaeologists Inc

Member Profiles: Jennifer Burch

BURCH, Jennifer

BURCH, Jennifer

Jem Archaeology Pty Ltd
Croydon VIC 3136
P: 03 9726 5598
M: 0427 744 202
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* Bachelor of Archaeology (Honours), La Trobe University

Professional Associations and Positions

Full Member, Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc.
Member, Australian Archaeological Association Inc.
Member, Vitorian Planning and Environmental Law Association
Member, Urban Development Institute of Australia


  • Site Survey
  • Site Recording
  • Excavation

Special Fields

  • Lithic artefact analysis

Consulting Experience

Jen has worked as an archaeologist/cultural heritage advisor since 2007, and has managed and worked on more than 300 archaeological projects for a variety of clients and developments, including residential and commercial developments, wind farms, mining projects, rail projects, water and sewerage pipelines and associated infrastructure. Jen has authored or co-authored more than 200 approved CHMPs and have an excellent working knowledge of the current relevant legislation.

Jen has experience in a variety of tasks, including project management, background research and due diligence assessments, archaeological survey, sub surface testing and salvage excavation, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal site identification, recording and photography, site significance assessment, development of recommendations to mitigate the impact of development upon Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal historical heritage, flaked stone artefact recording and interpretation, communication and consultation with regulatory bodies (Aboriginal Victoria and Heritage Victoria), clients, landowners, Registered Aboriginal Parties (RAPs) and community representatives, preparation of Consents to Disturb for Heritage Victoria, Historical Heritage Assessments and desktop, standard and complex Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Management Plans.


Aboriginal archaeology of southeast Australia, particularly in relation to the manufacture and use of the lithic artefacts.