About Us

Archaeological Solutions Australia Pty Ltd specialises in Australian archaeological research and site identification, cultural heritage management plans, archaeological field surveys, subsurface testing and salvage excavations, and project management and consultation. We have delivered cultural heritage assessments for all types and sizes of projects, ranging from small developments of land through to large infrastructure projects.

Chris Kaskadanis who is the Owner and Director of Archaeological Solutions Australia is a qualified archaeologist (Bachelor of Archaeology with Honours) specialising in Aboriginal cultural heritage management and archaeological assessments. Chris is a Full Member of the Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc (MAACAI) and Full Member of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand Inc (MEIANZ). Chris has 20 years of archaeological experience, including 17 years of professional experience, having completed over 400 archaeological and cultural heritage assessments.

Prior to founding Archaeological Solutions Australia, Chris worked for various consultancies as team leader, senior archaeologist and project manager within diverse specialist team environments. Chris has developed exceptional knowledge and skills in project management, people management and coaching, planning and organising, negotiation, and written communication. Added to this is his development in personal qualities such as conceptual and analytical abilities, and interpersonal effectiveness. These abilities allow Chris to communicate all aspects of archaeological and cultural heritage legislative requirements in an effective manner to clients, regulatory authorities and stakeholders.

Track Record

Since the establishment of Archaeological Solutions Australia in August 2014, we have delivered nearly 200 cultural heritage assessments and management plans related to the installation of water, gas and electrical infrastructure; minor and major sports recreation facilities; precinct structure plans; mountain bike parks and shared trails; transport and carparks; and, the subdivision and development of land for residential and retail use. We have delivered cultural heritage assessments to state and local governments; public land managers; water, gas and electrical infrastructure authorities; civil contractors; private developers; architectural practices; and, environmental and planning consultancies. Archaeological Solutions Australia has a high frequency of first-time approvals of cultural heritage management plans by the relevant authorities. Every effort is made to facilitate in the effective progress and delivery of our cultural heritage services.

Our Business Model is Based on Five Key Principles


Deliver accurate and comprehensive cultural heritage services as required by the relevant legislation, regulations and guidelines.

Time and Cost

Deliver professional services at competitive prices in an effective and timely manner.

Safety and Environment

Undertake all archaeological and cultural heritage services in a zero-harm and COVID-safe working environment.


Guarantee regular, open, direct and reliable communication throughout the entire project life-cycle.


Ensure exceptional consultation with the relevant authorities and stakeholders.