Ross Stanger

Ross is a Tasmanian based archaeologist and cultural heritage professional. A cultural heritage practitioner since 2006, Ross has an honours degree in Archaeology and Masters in Cultural Heritage Management.

Throughout his career Ross has developed a broad range of skills and experience in Australia and the United Kingdom whist employed in private industry, universities, and state and local government. Ross has led and managed teams who have delivered complex, multifaceted cultural heritage projects involving approvals, strategic planning and program and project management. Currently Ross is the Manager of the Cultural Management Group at Aboriginal Heritage Tasmania. The focus of his work is to understand, advise and support the management of the Aboriginal cultural values of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA) in collaboration with Tasmanian Aboriginal people.

A strong advocate for collaborative cultural heritage management outcomes, Ross’s expertise includes Indigenous cultural values management, at risk cultural heritage site management, digital and UAV site mapping, strategic planning, and site remediation and stabilisation. He is particularly passionate about climate change adaptation for cultural heritage, engagement and consultation, cultural landscapes, implementing indigenous cultural burning and contributing to joint land management outcomes.