Commonwealth and National

GML is one of the select few heritage consultancies on the Australian Government’s Defence Heritage Panel. If you need expertise and knowledge in heritage matters related to World, National and Commonwealth listed heritage places, GML is one of Australia’s most trusted and respected providers.

GML Heritage has offices in Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney, and our multidisciplinary expertise covers all heritage environments—historic (built, landscape and archaeology), Indigenous (cultural and archaeological) and natural heritage. 

We have senior heritage specialists in all our offices, who have technical expertise in the Commonwealth and National heritage sector for over 20 years.

We have an established reputation for delivering sound heritage advice that supports Commonwealth heritage obligations under the EPBC Act. We can be contracted by any Commonwealth agency through the Defence Infrastructure Panel (DIP).

We are pragmatic and aim to reach core-business outcomes together with great heritage results. Effective stakeholder consultation, particularly with First Nations communities, is a key component of our work. 

GML has completed hundreds of heritage assignments across every Australian state and territory. Our services are comprehensive, covering:

  • First Nations cultural heritage consultation

  • major infrastructure and redevelopment projects

  • heritage impact assessments

  • high-level policy, divestment, planning and strategic projects

  • heritage interpretation and environmental thematic histories

  • conservation and heritage management plans for complex sites, cultural and historic landscapes

  • conservation advice and maintenance guidelines for historic buildings and heritage places

  • cultural heritage management plans

  • archaeological assessments, zoning plans, salvage excavations and monitoring