About Us

Turnstone Archaeology in the field

About Our Company

Turnstone Archaeology is a Queensland consultancy providing archaeological and heritage services for large and small projects. We are committed to best practice heritage processes, working towards a mutual outcome for all stakeholders.

Turnstone has earned a reputation for delivering quality cultural heritage services to Aboriginal communities, government departments, mining companies and private developers.

Turnstone works across Queensland undertaking heritage management programs. 

These include site surveys and assessments, Duty of Care compliance, mitigation strategies and excavations and reporting. Additionally we can provide heritage workshops that include training and upskilling.

We provide ethical and reliable assessments of cultural heritage and practical mitigation strategies while working closely with Aboriginal communities and proponents to ultimately achieve best practice successful outcomes.

Turnstone advocates professional and personal development and strives to provide its archaeologists with industry experience and training with Aboriginal communities.

Our Team

Michael Strong

Michael Strong

Director & Senior Archaeologist

Email Michael
T: 07 5497 5901
M: 0429 881 666

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Antonino Tucci

Antonino Tucci

Senior Archaeologist

Email Nino

M: 0498 002 270

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Clinton Baker

Clinton Baker

Field Archaeologist/GIS Mapping

Email

M: 0497 566 245

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Anne Vickers

Anne Vickers

Office Manager

Email

M: 0419 726 268
T: 07 5497 5901

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Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones

Archaeologist

Email Daniel

M: 0424 280 935

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Our Associates

Dr Mark Moore

Dr Mark W. Moore is one of Australia’s leading international authorities in lithic research with numerous scientific papers published in refereed journals.  Mark works as a lecturer (Archaeology and Palaeoanthropology) at the University of New England, Armidale, NSW.  He is involved with studying the stone tools of the ‘Hobbit’ (Homo floresiensis) from Flores, Indonesia, and is currently looking at stone tool morphology in southeast Queensland.  Mark provides valuable cooperation in the field of lithic studies and artefact reduction analysis in association with Turnstone Archaeology.

Dr Walter Wood

Dr Walter (Wally) Wood is a graduate of Medicine and Surgery (Hons) and also of Science from the University of Queensland. He has recently retired as Associate Professor of Human Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology at Bond University, Robina, Gold Coast, Qld. Wally is a specialist in the field of Human Bone Identification (Forensic Anthropology) and has taught and consulted in this area for over 40 years.  He is particularly skilled in the identification of prehistoric Aboriginal skeletal remains to develop a skeletal profile for establishing the identity of modern human remains of unknown origin.