Greywacke artefacts generate intrigue at Oyster Creek Site

Between February & April 2019 Jabree conducted a preliminary survey of the proposed Transport & Main Roads Upgrade of the Pacific Motorway between Varsity Lakes & Tugun. One area that was identified as having sub-surface potential was Site D – Oyster Creek .  Site D is a ridge above Oyster Creek in the suburb of…

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…

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

Ormeau Quarry reveals history from 1670

Ormeau Quarry Expansion, Boral Resources Qld The Ormeau Quarry expansion project required a survey which was in November 2013. Test pits and shovel probes found 115 stone artefacts including a charcoal sample located at the same depth as the stone artefacts.  Radiocarbon dating of the charcoal sample gave a date for site occupation of approximately…