AACAI

Australian Association Of Consulting Archaeologists Inc

Member Profiles: Erica Walther

WALTHER, Erica

Australian Cultural Heritage Management (Vic) Pty Ltd
MELBOURNE VIC 3000
P: 1300 724 913
F: 03 5781 0860
M: 0423 125 451
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Availability:
All areas, Any time.
Qualifications:
Bachelor of Archaeology (2006), Honours (2007), La Trobe University

Professional Associations and Positions

Member, Australian Archaeological Association
Member, Australian Society for Historical Archaeology
Member, Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists, Inc

Historical

  • Site Survey
  • Site Recording
  • Excavation

Special Fields

  • � CHMPs: Cultural Heritage Management Plans according to the requirements of the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Act
  • � Project Management: Management of the heritage requirements for small to large projects and the resolution of cultural heritage issues in varying situations. Client and stakeholder liaison, designing and implementing recommendations, legislative compliance.
  • � Test and Salvage Excavation, Archaeological monitoring, surveying. Analysis of Historical and Aboriginal artefacts and sites.
  • � Significance Assessment of Archaeological Sites and Built Heritage

Consulting Experience

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.

Selected Publications

2013 Cultural Heritage Management Plan for a Proposed Gypsum Quarry, Waitchie, Victoria. Report for Harberger�s Farm Supplies.
2013 Stonehill Beehive Well (H7722?0073) Maddingley, Victoria. Archaeological Excavations as Conditions of Consent C766. Report for Devine Bacchus Marsh and the Gull Group.
2013 Western Highway Duplication Cultural Heritage Management Plan: Fiery Creek to Mile Post Lane (Buangor) Complex Assessment, A report for Vic Roads. With K Reiersen, et al.
2012 Salvage report for Cultural Heritage Management Plan 11478 & 11479. Surface Salvage for Stages 1 and 2 Stonehill Residential Subdivision. Report for Devine Communities. With C Clarkson.
2012 Salvage Report for the Sunbury Electrification Project. Report for the Sunbury Electrification Alliance.
2011 Cultural Heritage Due Diligence Assessment and Expert Witness Report for Melton Hwy Plumpton. A Report to Evolve Development. With V Vaskos.
2011 Heritage Impact Statement � Erskine Resoirt Ballroom. A report to Mantra Erskine Beach Resort.
2010 Cultural Heritage Management Plan Leigh Road and Orana Road, Highton, Victoria
2009 Cultural Heritage Management Plan McClears Hill Holiday Resort, 143 Nepean Highway, Dromana, Victoria. Report for Watsons. With J Wheeler and J Stevens.
2009 Survey Office, Heathcote. Historic Heritage Assessment for Georgia Laughton. With B Hankey.
2008 Cultural Heritage Management Plan 78 and 80 Beluga St Residential Subdivision, Mt Eliza, Victoria. Report for Watsons
2007 Artefacts on the Foreshore: Changing Pioneer Technology: A Contextual Significance Study at Portland Bay. Archaeology Department, La Trobe University. Honours.