AACAI

Australian Association Of Consulting Archaeologists Inc

Member Profiles: Rick Bullers

BULLERS, Rick

Ecology and Heritage Partners Pty Ltd
Geelong West VIC 3218
P: 03 9377 0100
M: 0400 990 887
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Availability:
Anytime, South Eastern Australia, (VIC, SA, NSW and TAS)
Qualifications:
BAppSc (University of SA)
MMarArch (Flinders University)

Professional Associations and Positions

Full Member, Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc.
Treasurer, Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology
Committee Member, Maritime Heritage Advisory Council (Victoria)
Member, Anthropological Society of South Australia
Member (Cultural Heritage), Barwon Otway Bushfire Management Strategy Advisory Group

Historical

  • Site Survey
  • Site Recording

Indigenous

  • Site Survey
  • Site Recording
  • Excavation

Maritime

  • Site Survey
  • Site Recording
  • Excavation

Special Fields

  • Maritime Archaeology (Survey/Excavation/Assessment Underwater and Terrestrial)

Consulting Experience

Rick has worked in natural and cultural resource management since 1994. Rick is a Senior Heritage Advisor and Geelong Resource Manager with Ecology and Heritage Partners Pty Ltd, and has worked as a heritage consultant since 2007. With skills and experience in the full range of Australian archaeology, including Aboriginal, historical and maritime, Rick can provide clients with heritage advice for all project types. Although highly skilled and experienced in Aboriginal and historical archaeology, Rick also has specialist skills in maritime archaeology, including archival research, surface and underwater survey and site recording, test excavation and site analysis. Rick is the only qualified maritime archaeologist based in Victoria. Rick has published widely in refereed maritime scientific journals.

Rick has managed numerous Aboriginal and historical heritage projects for a variety of Agents and developments within Victoria, NSW and SA. Projects include heritage assessments and/or excavations for linear construction projects such as pipelines, sewerage lines and transmission lines, large area heritage assessments for greenfield developments (e.g. residential subdivision and mining operations), as well as large Department of Defence sites. He has an excellent record of achieving approvals for Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Management Plans.

Selected Publications

Bullers, R., 2006. Zephyr: A Short-Lived Australian-Built Schooner (1851-1852), Bulletin of the Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology 31: 11-17.
Bullers, R. 2006. Evolution of Convict-Built Jetties on Tasman Peninsula. Papers and Proceedings of the Tasmanian Historical Research Association 53(1): 19-35.
Bullers, R. and Shefi, D., 2007. Mary Ellis (1897-1907): Workhorse of the South Australian Mosquito Fleet. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology 38(1): 58-70.
Bullers, R., 2012. Regional Rail Link, Section 1: North Melbourne to Deer Park, Victoria: Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Management Plan. Unpublished Report for KBR-ARUP Joint Venture.
Bullers, R., 2012. Taylors Road Dry Stone Wall, Plumpton, Victoria: Feature Survey (Condition Assessment).Unpublished Report for Victoria Investments & Properties.
Bullers, R., 2013. Reed Removal Works, Barrage Road, Goolwa, South Australia: Maritime Heritage Assessment. Unpublished Report for Alexandrina Council (SA).
Bullers, R., 2013. Proposed Culvert Replacement, Great Ocean Road, near Wye River, Victoria: Cultural Heritage Due Diligence Assessment. Unpublished Report for VicRoads.
Bullers, R. and Harbour, M., 2013. Mt Brandon Landscape Plan Stage 1: Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Management Plan. Unpublished Report for City of Greater Geelong.
Bullers, R. and MacManus, T., 2013. Proposed Mobil Pipeline, Yarraville to Newport: Aboriginal, Historical and Maritime Heritage Assessment. Unpublished Report for URS Australia Pty. Ltd.
Bullers, R. and Szydzyk, S., 2013. Kororoit Precinct Structure Plan (PSP No 1080), Victoria: Post-Contact Heritage Assessment. Unpublished Report for Metropolitan Planning Authority.
Bullers, R., 2014. Taylors Road Dry Stone Wall, Plumpton, Victoria: Conservation Management Plan. Unpublished Report for Leakes Road Rockbank Pty Ltd.
Bullers, R., 2014. Annie Watt: Career of a Coastal Trading Ketch. The Great Circle 36(1): 8-32.
Bullers, R., 2014. Proposed Industrial Subdivision, 315 O�Herns Road and 410 Cooper Street, Epping, Victoria: Historical Heritage Assessment. Unpublished Report for SJB Planning Pty Ltd.
Bullers, R., 2014. Deanside Woolshed Complex, Plumpton, Victoria. Historical Heritage Assessment. Unpublished Report for Metropolitan Planning Authority.
Bullers, R. 2014. Mt Atkinson Precinct Structure Plan (PSP No 1082), Truganina and Mount Cottrell, Victoria: Post-Contact Heritage Assessment. Unpublished Report for Metropolitan Planning Authority.