AACAI

Australian Association Of Consulting Archaeologists Inc

Member Profiles: Chris Kaskadanis

KASKADANIS, Chris

KASKADANIS, Chris

Archaeological Solutions Australia Pty Ltd
Diamond Creek VIC 3089
M: 0411 353 507
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Qualifications:
Bachelor of Archaeology (Honours), La Trobe University

Professional Associations and Positions

Full Member, Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc.
Listed on the Office of Aboriginal Affairs Victoria Cultural Heritage Advisors Register
Listed on the Aboriginal Heritage Tasmania Consulting Archaeologists Register

Indigenous

  • Site Survey
  • Site Recording
  • Excavation

Consulting Experience

Archaeological Solutions Australia Pty Ltd (ASA Pty Ltd) is an experienced archaeological and cultural heritage management consultancy based in Melbourne (Diamond Creek), Victoria. Chris Kaskadanis who is the Owner and Director of ASA Pty Ltd, is a qualified archaeologist (Bachelor of Archaeology with Honours) and Full Member of the Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc (MAACAI). As a Full Member of AACAI, Chris has demonstrated to the AACAI Membership Committee as being able to work as an independent, professional consulting archaeologist. Chris is a fully qualified and experienced consultant who has attained diverse research and management skills. Samples of Chris’ work were submitted for peer review by the Membership and National Executive Committees and was offered Full Membership of AACAI in August 2009. Chris has over 13 years of professional experience having contributed to over 200 archaeological and cultural heritage projects.

Prior to founding ASA Pty Ltd, Chris Kaskadanis worked for various Victorian consultancies as team leader, senior archaeologist and project manager within diverse specialist team environments. Chris has developed exceptional knowledge and skills in project management, people management and coaching, planning and organising, negotiation and written communication. Added to this is his development in personal qualities such as conceptual and analytical abilities and interpersonal effectiveness. These abilities allow the consultant to communicate all aspects of cultural heritage consequences to clients, regulatory authorities and stakeholders in a clear and effective manner.

Selected Publications

Honours Thesis

Kaskadanis, C. 2005. Examining Variation between North and Northwestern Tasmanian Stone Artefact Assemblages: A Comparative Study of the Armitstead Property and Rocky Cape. Unpublished Honours Thesis, La Trobe University.


Published Thesis Abstract

Kaskadanis, C. 2007. Thesis Abstract: 'Examining Variation between North and Northwestern Tasmanian Stone Artefact Assemblages: A Comparative Study of the Armitstead Property and Rocky Cape' in Australian Archaeology 64: 61.


Cultural Heritage Management Plans (2015 - 2016)

Kaskadanis, C. 2015. Warburton Natural Gas Extension: Cultural Heritage Management Plan (No. 13373). Sponsor: Comdain Infrastructure (on behalf of MultiNet Gas).

Kaskadanis, C. 2015. Bullock Creek Syphon (ST009403), Pyramid Hill: Cultural Heritage Management Plan (No. 13414). Sponsor: Goulburn-Murray Water.

Kaskadanis, C. 2016. Proposed Exercise Station at Bundoora Park, 1069 Plenty Road, Bundoora: Cultural Heritage Management Plan (No. 13746). Sponsor: City of Darebin.

Kaskadanis, C. 2016. Proposed Carpark at Cattle Pen Drive (Rear of 17A Big Muster Drive), Dinner Plain, Victoria: Cultural Heritage Management Plan (No. 13858). Sponsor: B LENZO & G.S. LENZO c/a of Norton Rose Fulbright Australia.

Kaskadanis, C. 2016. Proposed Mountain Bike Park, Dinner Plain, Victoria: Cultural Heritage Management Plan (No. 13361). Sponsor: Alpine Shire Council.

Kaskadanis, C. 2016. Proposed Construction of Three Dwellings at 42 Forster Road, Mount Waverley, Victoria: Cultural Heritage Management Plan (No. 14036). Sponsor: Dandush Family Trust.

Kaskadanis, C. 2016. Proposed Construction of Six Dwellings at 124 McCrae Street, Dandenong, Victoria: Cultural Heritage Management Plan (No. 14211). Sponsor: Billy Boiled Investments Pty Ltd.

A full curriculum vitae is available on request