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We are recognised as

*Finalist NSW Business Chamber, Northern NSW Regional Awards, 2021 (awaiting outcome)
*Winner, Excellence in Small Business, Tweed Region (BEATS), 2021
*Winner, Innovation for Cultural Heritage Services for NSW Business Chamber, Northern NSW Regional Awards, 2019
*Winner, Innovation for Cultural Heritage Services in Small Business Excellence Awards, Tweed Region (BEATS), 2019
*Finalist, National Small Business Champions Awards and NSW State Business Chamber Awards, 2019
 

About Us

Virtus Heritage is an Australian company that provides specialist expertise in archaeology, history and heritage management. Our main office is located in Kingscliff, Northern NSW supported by our archaeologists in Sydney, Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast, and Dunedin, New Zealand. Our team has extensive experience throughout Australia and overseas in the investigation, assessment and management of archaeological sites and cultural landscapes. We believe heritage is integral to community well-being and identity, being the valued stories, places and material culture that we pass down to future generations.

We work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities, proponents and government agencies to provide ethical and practical heritage outcomes. Our interdisciplinary team, affiliations and technical partnerships allow us to match each project with the necessary professional experience, academic skills and local expertise. Our heritage advice and reports are prepared by experienced professionals and communicated clearly, balancing statutory reporting and legislative requirements, client needs and community expectations.

Our Core Values

Our Team

Our team of qualified archaeologists, GPR specialists and administrative support staff have decades of relevant professional experience and local knowledge, as well as a solid reputation with a wide range of proponents, government agencies and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stakeholders.

Our Services

Aboriginal Heritage

Virtus Heritage specialises in Aboriginal heritage and impact assessments, and has extensive experience in the preparation…

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Historical Archaeology

Virtus Heritage have historical archaeology and built heritage expertise and provide our services in relation to proposed changes…

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Ground Penetrating Radar

Ground-penetrating radar (GPR) is a non-invasive geophysical technique which transmits radar pulses from a surface antenna into the ground, to identify buried features and objects.

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Publications

National Guide for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

We are proud to make the A Grave Responsibility to Honour Our Ancestors: A National Guide for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities to Identify and Protect Unmarked Graves and Cemeteries available here for communities around Australia. This Australian Government guide was developed in collaboration with the Tweed-Byron LALC and the Mapoon Aboriginal community, and funded by the Australian Government.

The guide aims to provide clear and practical advice to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia to identify and protect the unmarked graves and burial sites of their ancestors. The importance of Indigenous leadership, knowledge and history is always at the forefront of this publication.

 

Publications

Reconciliation Action Plan

Check out our 2021-2023 RAP here!

Newsletter

Our most recent newsletter and past editions can be accessed here.

Careers with us

At Virtus Heritage, we believe that our team is central to our success and our employees subscribe to five core values –Integrity, Innovation and Leadership, Diligence and Flexibility, Respect, and Effective Relationships. We aim to be an Employer of Choice and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities and cultural diversity in our workforce, including the tenets of reconciliation with goals to increase our employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander archaeology graduates.

We offer safe and supportive workplaces with family orientated work practices, flexible working arrangements, and we invest in professional and personal development, training and career development opportunities.  Our aim is to attract skilled and experienced people who share our values and will contribute to our continued success and growth as a leader in Australian cultural heritage practice.

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Office Locations

Suite 17/11-13 Pearl St

Kingscliff 2487, NSW

Australia