Welcome to Virtus Heritage

Virtus Heritage provides specialist expertise in historical research, archaeology and heritage management. We have extensive experience throughout Australia in the assessment and management of heritage values working with local communities, Aboriginal stakeholder groups and relevant statutory agencies. Our approach to history, archaeological and heritage management maintains best practice professional ethics and standards, practical and timely specialist advice, specific to the needs of our clients.

Heritage Management

Virtus staff have experience in the preparation of conservation, offset strategies and in the development of conservation agreements and plans. Virtus staff can provide expert advice on all aspects of heritage management.

Impact Assessment

Research forms the basis of significance and impact assessment.


We have extensive experience in all facets of archaeological investigations and excavation including: test excavation (test pitting), monitoring, machine excavation, manual salvage excavations, augering, geomorphological investigations, survey, rock shelter recording and monitoring, surface collection, wet and dry sieving and artefact analysis for Aboriginal and historical archaeology.

Quality Control

Virtus employs technical specialists to review all assessments and reporting outputs.