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Contact

m.finlayson@everick.net.au

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts (Archaeology)

Master of Heritage Management

Specialty Areas

Archaeological Survey and Excavation

Desktop Asseessments

Report Writing

GIS Systems

Matt Finlayson

Archaeologist

Matthew has completed a Bachelor of Arts with an extended major in Archaeology at the University of Queensland. During his time at Everick, he has acquired and developed skills in archaeological survey, artefact identification, tender drafting, GIS mapping, and the preparation of cultural heritage assessment reports.

Matt is based in our Coffs Harbour office, assisting Northern NSW Principal Tim Hill.

Selected Project Experience 

  • Mount Cotton, QLD - Redland City Council Sports Precinct: Part Six cultural heritage studies, desktop research, ArcGIS mapping, archaeological survey, site recording,  disturbance analysis. 

  • Theodore, QLD - Dawson Mine: Cultural Heritage Assessment Report, desktop research, review of previous archaeological work, ArcGIS mapping, disturbance analysis.

  • Lennox Head, NSW - Megan Crescent: Due Diligence Letter of Advice, ArcGIS mapping, desktop research, review of previous archaeological work, disturbance analysis. 

  • Park Ridge, QLD - Frasers: Duty of Care Assessment: desktop research, ArcGIS mapping, review of previous archaeological work, environmental and landscape analysis, mapping and research of historic aerial imagery, disturbance analysis, risk assessment, accessing DATSIP Cultural Heritage Database. 

  • Sawtell, NSW - Sawtell Road: Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment,  desktop research,  previous archaeological assessment research, OEH AHIMS database search, environment and landscape research and modelling, ArcGIS mapping, heritage register research, technical review.

  • Tenterfield, NSW - Tenterfield Bridges: Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment, desktop research, previous archaeological assessment research, OEH AHIMS database research, environment and landscape research and modelling, ArcGIS mapping, heritage register research.

  • Tribunna, TAS - Australian National University Triabunna Barracks Excavation: team leader of excavations, post excavation analysis, public engagement, cataloguing, photography and technical drawings.

  • Sheriffside, UK – Iron Age Hillfort Excavation in Scotland: excavation and recording, technical drawing and photography.

  • Cyprus – Alampra Bronze Age Site: excavation and recording, technical drawing and photography.