Interpretation Consultant/Exhibition Designer



​Summary (provided by consultant)

Name:  Dr Caroline Evans

Address:  10 Lansdowne Crescent, West Hobart TAS 7000

Phone:  6234 8459


Updated:  July 2019

​Dr Caroline Evans is a fully qualified and accredited historian able to carry out the historical sections of conservation plans and heritage assessments. She can also write historical interpretations, commissioned histories and conduct oral history interviews.

Operates: State wide

Name:  Ms Julia Clark

Address:  5 Hopfields Road, Margate TAS 7054

Phone:  6267 1466

Mobile: 0419 412 246


Updated:  July 2019

​Julia Clark has worked in museums and on heritage sites for almost 30 years. An archaeologist by training, she has extensive experience in interpretation planning and delivery, management and assessment of moveable heritage and in historical research. She also has a high level of skills in guide training and assessment, tour development and delivery. She is also a skilled writer and editor.

Operates: North, East

Name:  Dr Kathryn Evans

Address:  9 Utiekah Drive, Taroona TAS 7053

Mobile:  0458 235 805


Updated:  July 2019

​Dr Kathryn Evans has over 20 years experience in historical research and writing. She has worked on a wide variety of projects for Federal, State and local governments, including site histories for conservation management plans and heritage assessments, thematic histories, publications, interpretation plans and interpretive brochures and signs.

Operates: State wide

​Name: Mr Kieran Davis, Digital Heritage Australia

Address: 2/93 Donald Street, Brunswick VIC 3056

Mobile: 0406 344 173



Updated:  July 2019 

​Using immersive technologies, Digital Heritage Australia offer a variety of digital products for cultural institutions and heritage organisations. Our products include video production, web development, app development, VR, AR and museum installations.

Operates: State wide

Name: Mr Roger Beeston, RBA Architects + Conservation Consultants

Address: 4C/171 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda VIC 3182

Phone: (03) 6525 5666




Updated: October 2019

​We are a multi-award-winning heritage practice who have been in the vanguard of heritage design and conservation across Victoria for over two decades. With a wide-ranging expertise in history, design, management of approvals and the detailed practical/technical aspects of conservation, we are well-equipped to guide you in the complexities of navigating change within heritage contexts. Our approach is client-focused, solution based and informed by a deft understanding of best-practice conservation. We invite you to visit our website to learn more about who we are and the ways we can assist you. All Tasmanian enquiries welcome.

Operates: State wide

Name:  Mr Peter Lovell, Lovell Chen - Architects and Heritage Consultants

Address:  Level 5, 176 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne VIC 3002

Phone:  (03) 9667 0800



Updated:  July 2019

​Lovell Chen is a specialist practice of over 30 years standing undertaking work across Australia for government and private clients. Heritage advisory services include specialist input into environmental assessments, municipal heritage studies, conservation management plans, advice on adaptation and development projects of any scale, and management of heritage approvals.

Operates: State wide

Name: Mr Ian Charles, Natur Tourism Services

Address: PO Box 333 Katoomba NSW 2780

Phone: (02) 4784 2052

Mobile: 0427 009 805


Updated:  October 2019

​Nature Tourism Services deliver innovative interpretive design solutions connecting landscape settings, signage and maps with a digital future. We offer a unique site of integrated heritage interpretation products. These include strategic interpretive planning, interpretive landscape design solutions, interpretation signage, interpretive mapping and tourism web-apps specifically developed to enhance functionality of onsite interpretation signs.

Operates: State wide

Name:  Ms Michele Summerton, Historica

Address:  57 Mooltan Street, Travancore VIC 2032

Phone:  (03) 9376 7496

Mobile: 0437 670 023


Updated:  July 2019

​Historica is a heritage consultancy specialising in: Assessing the significance of places, objects, collections and intangible heritage; assessing cross-cultural and shared histories; Identifying themes; developing historical frameworks and writing thematic history; developing text for historical displays; interpreting historic places and objects; curating historical exhibitions; managing collections; preparing conservation management plans; providing advocacy on historic significance.

Operates: State wide

Name:  Mr Vincent Clark, Dr Vincent Clark and Associates

Address: PO Box 266, Coburg VIC 3058

Phone:  (03) 9386 4770

Mobile: 0418 348 521

Fax: (03) 9386 4220



Updated:  July 2019

​Dr Vincent Clark & Associates Pty Ltd has been established in Victoria since 1995. We have extensive experience, both within Australia and overseas in site identification, recording, assessment, interpretation, excavation and artefact management, site history and land use history. We undertake cultural heritage management of both Aboriginal and historical cultural heritage for both small and large scale projects and for a range of clients, including state and local government, corporations and individuals.

Operates: State wide

Name: Jennifer Porter, Alliance Archaeology Pty Ltd

Address: 2/71 Airlie Road, Montmorency  VIC  3094

Mobile: 0425 323 965



Updated:  July 2019

Alliance Archaeology brings the expertise of a diverse group of professionals to your heritage project. They comprise highly experienced staff with an average of 15 years experience in heritage and offer a wide range of services including archaeological excavation, GIS mapping, artefact management, site interpretation, faunal analysis and historical research. Team members are experienced in undertaking large and small projects from start to finish in consultation and co-operation with all relevant stakeholder.

Operates: State wide

Name: Mr Jerry de Gryse, Inspiring Place Pty Ltd

            Ms Edwina Hughes

Address: 210 Collins Street, Hobart TAS 7000

Phone: 6231 1818

Mobile: 0407 311 812



Updated:  July 2019

​Inspiring Place has worked at some of Tasmania's most important cultural heritage sites. Our interests include cultural landscapes, heritage landscape management and maintenance, new construction in heritage areas, social values and visual values assessment. Our specialist skills in these areas are frequently called on to be integrated with the work of others to address broader questions of heritage management, environmental impact assessments and/or development of heritage sites.

Operates: State wide

​Name: Mr Jack Birrell

Address: 43 High Street, Launceston TAS 7250

Phone: 6333 7600

Mobile: 0417 013 458


Updated:  July 2019

​Birrelli art+design+architecture are recipients of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects - Heritage Award, and the Launceston City Council - Heritage Award. 
We provide sensitive and appropriate conservation + adaptive solutions  tailored for individual client's and their unique buildings and heritage places.

Operates: Statewide

​Name: Ms  Anne  McConnell, Consultant Cultural Heritage Management and Archaeology

Address: GPO Box 234, Hobart  TAS  7001

Phone: (03) 6239 1494

Mobile: 0405 746 543


Updated:  July 2019

Anne McConnell has over 30 years’ experience in archaeology and cultural heritage management, and over 20 years as a heritage consultant, working in Tasmania and Australia. Anne is a long-term member of Australia ICOMOS.

Anne’s expertise is wide ranging and includes:

·        archaeological monitoring,

·        small scale excavation,

·        heritage impact assessment,

·        assessment of archaeological potential,

·        heritage place assessment,

·        conservation management planning,

·        thematic and regional heritage assessment.

Specialist areas include:

·        cultural landscape assessment,

·        social values assessment,

·        rural and remote area heritage.

Anne also has experience in the provision of strategic and policy advice in relation to historic heritage; community consultation; and heritage education and training.

Anne’s expertise in Aboriginal heritage also enables her able to deliver projects which require consideration of  both historic and Aboriginal heritage.

Operates: State wide​

Name: Mr Tim Williams, Red Arrow

Address: 20 Maxwells Road, Cambridge TAS 7170

Phone: 6248 5413

Mobile: 0409 875 421



Updated:  July 2019

​Red Arrow project manager, design and construct interpretative displays and signage.

Operates: State wide

​​Name: Ms Fiona Brine, Brine Communication Design

Address: 428 Cygnet Coast Road, Petcheys Bay TAS 7109

Phone: 6295 0777

Mobile: 0419 531 741

Fax: 6295 0777

Updated: July 2019

​Brine Communication Design has extensive experience in best practice interpretation planning, design, production and evaluation (ANZECC). We create national award-winning exhibitions and displays, including research, branding, design, artwork, manufacture and installation. Our work is theme-driven and is designed to connect with and motivate visitors while considering staff, site and project budget needs. We operated und the AGDA Code of Ethics. We have special skills in the development of atmospheric aural installations to communicate heritage. We also manufacture purpose-designed automatic audio players. These motion-sensing digital audio players are relatively low cost, industrial-quality, long-lived and are ideal for harsh exteriors or interiors or remote sites. We also supply solar power packages and optional directional speakers for confining audio to specific interior areas.

Operates: South

Name: Ms Dorothy Evans

Address: 11 Main Road, Claremont TAS 7011

Mobile: 0439 791 956


Updated:  July 2019


​Dorothy Evans has many years experience in producing interpretive displays, large and small, as well as interpretive panels and literature. She has worked in both natural and cultural fields and particularly enjoys producing interactive displays.

Name: Mr Peter Tonkin, 3D Projects

Address: PO Box 421, Mosman NSW 2088

Phone: (02) 9968 2289

Mobile: 0417 493 303



Professional Memberships

  • Royal Australian Institute of Architects NSW
  • NSW Board of Architects - NSW ARB 6552
Updated:  July 2019

​3-D Projects is an innovative multi-disciplinary practice working across architectural design, heritage interpretation and exhibition design for residential, cultural and commercial projects.

Our fusion of architectural, curatorial and project management capability enables 3DP to undertake and coordinate all aspects of project development - planning, design and content development, design documentation, procurement and construction.

 Established in 1996, 3-D Projects has forged a reputation for producing beautiful and sophisticated designs and built works across Australia that explore the possibilities of site, form and material. 

Operates: Nationally

Name: Ms Beata Kade, Art of Multimedia

Address: 23-27 Shepherd Street, Marrickville NSW 2204

Phone: (02) 9209 4309

Mobile: 0416 007 089


Listed: November 2019

​Art of Multimedia is a digital agency - comprising expertise in video, design, multimedia, web and other media and mobile solutions - for 30 years. AOM works with federal, state and local government, corporate clients. We are digital storytellers who love to engage people through beautiful creative and clever application of technology.

Operates: Statewide

Name: Mr  David  Rhodes, Heritage Insight Pty Ltd

Address: 53 Stubbs Street, Kensington VIC 3031

Phone: (03) 9376 6569

Mobile: 0417 366 972


Updated:  July 2019

Heritage Insight Pty Ltd are an archaeological consulting firm based in Melbourne, Victoria, which has operated for nearly 20 years. Our staff are experienced in the conduct of field assessments, including excavation, for both Aboriginal and historic places. We have a wide range of in house skills in artefact analysis and materials conservation. Other areas of expertise include:


·        Consultation and negotiation about heritage places with Aboriginal stakeholders;

·        Consultation with non-Aboriginal community organisations about heritage issues;

·        Conservation and management of heritage places;

·        Archaeological salvage, including salvage excavation on historic sites;

·        Remote sensing for archaeological sites;

·        Participation in multi-disciplinary heritage studies; and

·        GIS heritage products.


Staff of Heritage Insight have previously conducted archaeological surveys and assessments in Tasmania for both Aboriginal and historic heritage.  We can supply referees, CV’s and our prospectus on request.

Operates: State wide

Name: Louise  Steding (PhD, AACAI, ANZFSS) and Gerald Steding (M. Heritage Cons., AIPP, ICOMOS)

Stedinger Associates

Address: PO Box 1206, Camden  NSW  2570

Phone: (02) 4657 2480

Mobile: 0408 649 484

Fax: (02) 4657 2480



Updated:  July 2019

Stedinger Associates are consultants specialising in ground penetrating radar (human remains); photographic archival records (architectural and industrial); and videography for community groups.

Operates: State wide

Name: Ms  Tina King, Urbis Pty Ltd

Address: Level 7, 123 Albert Street, Brisbane QLD 4000

Phone: (07) 3007 3849



Updated:  July 2019

​Urbis is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm offering a unique range of skills, expertise and knowledge in heritage services, planning, design, property, social planning, consultation, economics and research. With a team of over 30 dedicated heritage professionals nationwide, Urbis has a long and successful record of high quality work on heritage projects across Australia. We have extensive heritage capabilities and skills able to be applied to any heritage-related project.

Operates: State wide

Name: GJM Heritage

Address: Level 3, 124 Exhibition Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Mobile: 0481 284 130



Updated:  July 2019

JM Heritage are highly experienced historic heritage professionals based in Melbourne who bring together skills in architecture, urban planning, planning law and history. Working across Australasia, GJM offers services in the fields of research, policy, planning, impact assessment, development and advocacy. We have a comprehensive understanding of local, State and Commonwealth heritage listing, grants and statutory approvals processes and a proven capacity to deliver high quality results for our clients.

Operates: State wide

Name: Mr David Wixted, Heritage ALLIANCE

Address: 41 Cobden Street, North Melbourne VIC 3051

Phone: (03) 9328 5133

Mobile: 0437 619 922



Updated:  July 2019

​Heritage Alliance provides heritage services in the areas of historic built fabric, cultural landscape and heritage planning. We undertake heritage surveys for local and state governments including area thematic and typological surveys; works documentation for architectural works to heritage structures; heritage and planning advice to local government, private owners and asset managers; archival recording and documentation using photography and 3D scanning; heritage assessments and expert evidence at tribunals and panel hearings. We provide architectural, photographic, historical and planning expertise to a wide range of clients. Professional work has been carried out in Tasmania, Queensland and Victoria.

Recent projects have included heritage studies of the Regional City of Cairns, and the Mornington Peninsular Shire along with a study of munition sites in City of Maribyrnong, "half houses" in the City of Brimbank, multiple cemeteries for the Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust plus works documentation to State Heritage places such as Glass Terraces, Footscray Town Hall portico and Bendigo's Cemetery Chapel. Advice on the repair of heritage places has also been given to a number of organisations or institutions which own some of Melbourne's earliest buildings (bluestone houses, early shops and hotels), along with modernist places (former ANZ Malvern, ABC Ripponlea).

MICOMOS, Registered Architect

​Operates: State wide

NOTE: This Directory is a guide only. It does not endorse products or services supplied by individuals or companies listed in it. A user of this information should make their own assessment of the ability of an individual or company to carry out work in a competent, punctual and professional manner. We recommend that you: inspect examples of the consultant’s works before commissioning their services; check their professional qualifications, memberships and accreditation; ask to see a summary of skills, relevant experience and examples of previous works, and references from previous clients; and only appoint the consultant when you are satisfied of their suitability to supply the services you want.

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