• Current projects by NOHC    26/09/2018

    Current projects include: Googong New Town; Analysis and reporting on the salvage excavations conducted for the upgrade of the Pacific Highway on the NSW North…

  • Is this the oldest continuous visitor book at an Aboriginal site?    26/03/2017

    This visitor’s book was placed in an Aboriginal rock art site, located in the NSW South Coast hinterland, by Kelvin Officer, NOHC Director, as part…

  • An Aboriginal Keeping Place for Western Sydney    22/12/2016

    On the 20th December 2016 another milestone in the Western Sydney Airport project was reached with the provision of a ‘Notice of Intention’ to Sydney…

  • ‘A Wonderful Day’    18/08/2016

    In early August the Googong Anglican School joined the NOHC field team in an archaeological excavation of a mystery historical site in the paddocks of…

  • 3D laser scanning employed in recording Aboriginal scarred trees    16/04/2016

    NOHC recently completed the reporting of a salvage program for three Aboriginal scarred trees  at the Wilpinjong Coal Mine, NSW, for Peabody Energy Australia. The…

  • Cooks Hill Salvage, NSW North Coast    06/07/2015

    NOHC are currently conducting salvage excavations at Cooks Hill, near Broadwater on the North Coast of New South Wales. This forms part of a Pacific Highway…

  • Inspired by Aboriginal Art    20/05/2015

    As part of a year two inquiry at Red Hill Public School (ACT) into Aboriginal art and ‘Who we Are’, NOHC Director Kelvin Officer, recently…

  • Springbank Archaeology Project    

    As part of a joint Australian National University and Canberra Archaeological Society program of archaeological investigation on Springbank Island in Lake Burley Griffin, ACT, our…

  • Under the table dealings    10/03/2015

    Most archaeological test excavation is restricted to the top metre of the soil profile, if not the top 30 cm. The need to shore-up or step-back deep…

  • Western Sydney airport    20/02/2015

    NOHC have teamed with RPS to conduct the cultural heritage assessment of the Western Sydney airport proposal as part of the GHD multidisciplinary team preparing…

  • Chaffey Dam artefact analysis    17/02/2015

    NOHC are currently analysing over 1000 stone items recovered during salvage excavations for the enlargement of Chaffey Dam near Tamworth. Here is a picture of a…

  • Congratulations Glenda    

    Glenda Hyde, a former Aboriginal Cultural Co-ordinator with NOHC, is now part of the Lend Lease team at Sydney’s  Barangaroo  development site. Seven of Glenda’s artworks…

  • Test your heritage skills with our 40 question quiz!    18/11/2013

    Give yourself 20 minutes. Click the Quiz tab at the top of the page. (If you need to quit partway through, you can bookmark the…


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