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Louise Steding forensic archaeologist and criminologist. Louise Steding wearing glasses and a white pullover.

Louise Steding PhD


0408 649 484 

Dr Louise Steding has taught forensics, criminology, and policing for the past 10 years and has been a practicing archaeologist for over 30 years. She was a lecturer in Policing Studies at the Police Academy in NSW with Charles Sturt University (Goulburn), and taught forensic psychology, criminology, forensics and policing at Swinburne University of Technology (SOL), where she was awarded an adjunct professorship (Hawthorn, Victoria). Louise continues to advise police and families as a forensic specialist who combines criminology and forensic archaeology in search and recovery methods. Her work involves landscape modification recognition, interview content analysis, use of ground penetrating radar, excavation method selection and human bone recognition. She is also the author of seven books on cold cases and forensics.

Dr Louise Steding

Doctoral degree from the University of Western Australia and a BA(hons) from LaTrobe University. Her degrees combine archaeology and criminology.

She is a member of:

Australia New Zealand Forensic Science Society (ANZFSS)

Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc. (AACAI) and was AACAI Chairperson (NSW/ACT, 2008), Membership committee (2008-2011)

Gerald Steding photographer. Gerald Steding wearing sunglasses in orange T shirt with tree behind. Data visualisation expert with

Gerald Steding MA

M.herit.cons, M.Build.dip, ICOMOS, AIPP

0408 649 477

Gerald Steding is our data visualisation specialist. For photogrammetry and 3D imagery he uses a drone, total station, AutoCAD, and various other software. As an archival photographer and videographer Gerald uses Canon and PremierePro and Adobe software. Gerald has over 30 years experience in construction, heritage restoration, planning and conservation issues. Before coming to Australia, he worked as a project manager restoring and reconstructing historic buildings in German cities, dating from the Renaissance to the early twentieth century. These projects included large-scale restoration works at Dresden Castle, the Semper Opera House and Art Gallery, and the Frauenkirche (Women's Church). 

Gerald Steding:

Masters degree in heritage conservation from the University of Sydney (2007), a Master Builders Diploma (1997), and Instructors Certificate (Construction) (1994)  from the Industrie- und Handelskammer, Dresden, and the Ingenieurhochbaukombinat, Heidenau, Germany. He also has a NSW Builders Licence.

He is a: Full member of Australia ICOMOS, and has full accreditation from the Australian Institute of Professional Photographers (AIPP).


Contact Us

PO Box 1206. 

Camden, NSW 2570

Dr Louise Steding

0408 649 484

Gerald Steding

0408 649 477

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