About Us

Marine Barracks forecourt 1930

OVERVIEW

Casey & Lowe are a leading archaeological and heritage company. We are a specialised, highly skilled team working in historical archaeology and heritage, focusing on best practice methodologies and quality outcomes.

We are based in the inner-west of Sydney, Australia. Our research extends across greater Sydney as well as rural and regional NSW.

WHAT WE DO

With 25 years experience delivering state significant projects, we work closely with our clients to provide sound advice and recommend appropriate strategies to manage project risks. We provide and complete archaeological programs and reporting in a timely manner including providing successful outcomes in the form of Section 140, Section 160 and Exceptions S139(4) approvals.

OUR EXPERIENCE

  • historical research, site survey and identification of sites
  • recording of structural and archaeological fabric
  • assessment of impact on archaeological remains
  • assessment of heritage significance of archaeological sites
  • recommendations for the management of the archaeological resource
  • writing of research designs addressing current research issues and a site’s scientific or research significance
  • archaeological excavation and recording
  • public interpretation and publication of archaeological results.

OUR STRENGTHS

  • archaeological and heritage legislation
  • liaison with heritage bodies, councils and other consultants
  • clear and timely report writing and production
  • co-operative projects with other consultants and disciplines
    interpretation of our results in reports and for the public
  • principles and aims of the Burra Charter of Australia ICOMOS
  • presentation of results to the media and the public.

While we do deliver state significant projects, we do not undertake Indigenous heritage projects.  We work with a number of specialist consultants in this area whom we can recommend or co-ordinate with or project manage as part of a larger team.

Blues Point, Sydney
Artifacts from Blues Point, Sydney

Casey & Lowe Team

MARY CASEY, Principal Director

With over 30 years of experience, Dr Mary Casey has extensive knowledge of heritage and archaeological issues in the development industry and has published widely. Mary is an expert on the archaeology of Parramatta and has worked in the development and implementation of best practice reporting on a range of heritage and archaeology projects.

TONY LOWE, Principal Director

Tony has worked as a heritage consultant since 1989 and has vast experience of many kinds of archaeological sites, including graves and cemeteries, and major civil projects, including the North West Rail Link, and other infrastructure projects. As part of the Australian Air Force Tony has worked on the recovery of human remains from a number of countries.

KYLIE SERETIS, Principal Director

Kylie has more than 20 years of experience in archaeology and heritage in both the public and private sectors.  Kylie has in-depth knowledge of heritage and planning legislation and her roles have seen her manage significant issues associated with large heritage portfolios.

Team

 Amanda Dusting, Hannah Flood, Gemma Galvin, Jason Giang, Mike Hincks,  Rhian Jones, Sandra Kuiters, Gary Marriner, Bernadette McCall, Kylie Mcdonald, Ronan McEleney, Kat McRae, Jill Miskella, Catherine Munro, Jane Rooke,  Antonella Skepasianos, Robyn Stocks and Holly Winter

Specialist Contractors

Occasionally we work with specialists on our projects. These include GIS specialist Guy Hazell; glass specialist Jeanne Harris, shell specialist Melissa Carter and photographer Russell Workman.