Significant Cultural Heritage material at Albert River

In 2018 Jabree was engaged by Logan Water Infrastructure Alliance to perform an Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment for a pipeline being constructed in Bahrs Scrub. This is the second stage of the subsurface assessment, with the first being focused along Windaroo Creek while this one investigated along Albert River and was undertaken in 2019. Over…

Windaroo Creek holds significant Cultural Heritage

In 2018 Jabree Ltd was engaged by Logan Water Infrastructure Alliance to undertake an Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment for a pipeline construction in Bahrs Scrub. After an initial assessment in October Jabree concluded that two separate subsurface investigations were necessary and proceeded with these during 2019, the first investigation is detailed here. The first stage…

Review of Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2003

On 23 May 2019, The Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships (DATSIP) announced a review of the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2003 (Qld) and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Heritage Act 2003 (Qld). The Consultation Paper released by DATSIP advised that the review would examine whether the legislation: is still operating as intended is…

The connectedness of cultural sites at Coomera

Within the Coomera region there have been multiple sites identified as having cultural significance. Two of these sites, the Oaky Creek Ridge artefact scatter and the Coomera State High school knapping floor, have been linked together through the presence of a unique material that has been identified at both sites. The Oaky Creek Ridge artefact…

Knapping floor in Coomera on Foxwell Road

The Department of Education is building a new high school on Foxwell Rd Coomera.  Jabree Ltd conducted a staged cultural heritage assessment of the project site in 2018 and 2019. This site contains two lots, each was excavated separately but are two parts of the same whole. Lot 5 was the first of the two…

Unique Cultural Heritage at Yarrabilba

The Yarrabilba area forms part of the broader cultural landscape of the Albert River catchment and Mt Tamborine area, an area which also contains archaeological and cultural sites including Bora Grounds that continue to be of high significance to Aboriginal people living in the region

Cultural Heritage Assessment of Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 3A

The alignment for Stage 3A is proposed within a highly developed area but is also in proximity to the Jebbribillum Bora Ground, and the Bora Memorial Rock, which holds high archaeological, cultural, historic and aesthetic value to the traditional owners of the Gold Coast.