In mainstream Australian historical archaeology Louise Steding has assessed, surveyed and excavated World, National and Commonwealth heritage listed sites. She has investigated sites listed on the State Heritage Register as well as local sites. As an excavation director in NSW, Louise has obtained both s140 and s60 excavation permits and is skilled in the use of ground penetrating radar.
Today she limits her work to - forensics, prisons, and human remains.
Among law & order sites investigated are:
Wollongong Gaol (site)
Yerranderie Police Station and Court House
Gundagai Gaol and Court House
The Oaks Portable Lockup
Devine’s Hill Stockade
Bull’s Camp and
Louise has also excavated at:
Cockatoo Island Prison Precinct
Cockatoo Island Naval Dockyards
Parramatta Soldiers' Barracks
Springwood Military Stockade
the Round House Gaol
Port Arthur Penitentiary
Convict built roads including the Old Great North Road, Mitchells Road to Bathurst and Cox’s Road over the Blue Mountains, and
various convict built works.
For cemeteries, clandestine graves, unmarked burials and ground penetrating radar (GPR), please refer to additional galleries on this website.