Erica Walther is a Senior Archaeologist and Heritage Advisor. Erica specialises in project management, community liaison and the resolution of cultural heritage issues in varying situations. Erica provides specialist cultural heritage legislative advice and completes technical reports to meet the requirements of heritage legislation.
Erica completed a Bachelor of Archaeology with Honours at La Trobe University in 2007. Since completing her degree, Erica has worked on archaeological surveys and excavations throughout Victoria, and has also worked on projects in New South Wales and Tasmania. Erica has experience completing both historic and Aboriginal assessments, which includes conducting and supervising surface surveys and subsurface excavations.
Erica has broad experience completing Due Diligence Assessments, and Cultural Heritage Management Plans (CHMPs). Erica carries out cultural heritage inductions, archaeological salvage, and other compliance requirements for completed CHMPs. Erica has also completed Heritage Impact Assessments, "Consents to Disturb" and other permit applications and heritage reports. Erica has also assisted on a wide variety of other heritage projects, including as an expert witness and with planning and overlay applications.
Erica has provided advice on a number of varied projects, including road construction and upgrades, wind farms, residential subdivisions, pipelines, quarries, aquatic centres, railway infrastructure and precinct structure plans.
Erica is a fully qualified �Heritage Advisor� as specified in the requirements of the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006.