Experts in Heritage Management

Ability to deliver successful outcomes 
for large projects

Every project is different and important

"We are very pleased with the work the CHMG team did for us. Their creative insights, combined with superb technical capabilities made them a great contributor to our projects."
Simon Walsh

"CHMG are always available and answer any questions we have promptly. They did an excellent job achieving successful outcomes for our cultural heritage salvage programs and I would highly recommend them to others looking for a professional cultural heritage firm."
Chris Engert

MAB Corporation

Accurate advice that is project specific

'John was very understanding to customer needs and highly efficient in delivering positive outcomes. He always worked closely to his budgets and helped his co-workers to his best ability. He was the best senior project manager and a great mentor for the whole team'

Sumit Kapur


Cultural Heritage Management Group

Cultural Heritage Management Group (CHMG) is a cultural heritage consulting firm with offices in Melbourne and Geelong, Victoria. We provide cultural heritage solutions to the public and private sectors across a range of industries including residential, infrastructure, mining and water. We maintain a small suite in Melbourne's north-east as well as administration and meeting facilities in Geelong, Victoria. 

We provide a suite of services including Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Management Plan (CHMP) development, Historic Heritage Assessments (HHA), Traditional Owner Consultation and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). With 20 years experience in the field of cultural heritage management, we are well placed to provide the right advice on how to achieve cultural heritage clearance for your project.

CHMG provides the following;

  1. Accurate advice that is project specific
  2. Faster delivery than our competitors
  3. Extremely competitive fixed fees and hourly / daily charge rates
  4. Single points of contact for the duration of projects 
  5. Realistic management recommendations
  6. The best personalised service

Our staff have worked on numerous cultural heritage projects from 5 lot subdivisions of land through to Precinct Structure Plans (PSPs), historic heritage assessments and linear pipeline and shared trail Cultural Heritage Management Plans. We provide obligation free cultural heritage advice directly relevant to CHMPs and Preliminary Aboriginal Heritage Tests (PAHTs).  

Employment Opportunities

CHMG regularly recruits field staff and we would be pleased to receive CVs so that we may email out details of our field vacancies.

We are seeking suitable applicants with Honours in Archaeology or an associated discipline or applicants with extensive field / artefact analysis experience.


CHMG has significant experience in employing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Computer-aided Design (CAD) software to the understanding and evaluation of cultural heritage projects.

We use the latest versions of ESRI suite of GIS software, Trimble products, MapInfo, Manifold and Quantum GIS.

Current Projects

We are currently involved in a range of  projects including PSP CHMP  compliance  work at Merrifield in  Melbourne's outer  North.

We have  worked with a range of clients including private developers and Government sectors on residential  subdivisions, linear infrastructure works and mining projects. 

Latest News

  • CHMG wins major project to facilitate growth in Melbourne’s Outer North
    CHMG have recently been awarded the  CHMP compliance work  at  Merrifield  West,   Victoria. Our team will be engaged in  salvage operations  at Merrifield for the next 6   months. For the past 8 years  Principal  Heritage  Advisor John Stevens  has been  instrumental in  providing MAB  Corporation  with cultural heritage  guidance on a  range of  projects associated with the entire  Merrifield Precinct. […]