Meet our Heritage Services Team


Heritage Services Manager

Originally from Far North Queensland Diana has been in Hedland now for a few years and is the Manager of the KNAC Heritage Services Team and their operations. He manages KNAC Heritage Services roles and responsibilities under active proponent agreements and government legislation.

They have a Masters in Archaeological Science (Advanced) from the ANU, a Postgraduate Certificate in Archaeology and History from the University of Leicester, and a BA in Archaeology and History/Ancient History from UQ. 

In addition to their qualifications they also have experience in lab analysis on excavated materials from Aboriginal Australian sites, zooarchaeological and bioarcheological material and has also completed archaeological excavations in Aboriginal and South East Asian contexts.


Heritage Advisor

Jess grew up in Perth to migrant parents and is still calling Perth home. As Heritage Advisor, Jess acts as a point of contact for matters linked to heritage surveys, including communication with the Nyiyaparli People, proponents and other stakeholders in the heritage management process. Her role involves conducting research, assessments, and consultations to contribute to the development and implementation of heritage surveys and projects.

She has a BSc in Archaeology, Anatomy and Human Biology and a Graduate Diploma in Forensic Anthropology.

She brings her archaeological experience to this role having worked on Aboriginal heritage surveys, colonial Western Australian sites, Venetian mass burials and museum level cataloguing as well as spending several years teaching university courses in Anatomy, Medicine, Forensics and Archaeology.


Heritage Services Implementation Coordinator

Angelique grew up in Cape Town, South Africa and now is based in Hedland where she works as the KNAC Heritage Services Implementation Office (HSIC).

She coordinates daily heritage services operations with the support of Heritage Administration staff and working in collaboration with the KNAC Cultural Advisor and other key Heritage Services staff. Additionally, she is working towards drafting implementation plans and processes to support KNAC Heritage Services functionality and responsibilities.

She has a Bachelor’s degree in Internal Auditing and worked as a risk-based Internal Auditor for 8 years in South Africa. In recent years since moving to Australia she has added to her skill base by taking on numerous administration roles including Senior Governance Advisor and Senior Risk and Audit Advisor at the Town of Port Hedland.


Heritage Services Logistics Officer

Originally from Karratha, Faithe is now based in Hedland and started in April 2024 and is employed at KNAC as the Heritage Services Logistics Officer.

Her role includes coordinating schedules for KNAC representatives working on mine sites and organising medicals and the onboarding process for them in addition to arranging all the travel and accommodation needs for those out on surveys.


Cultural Advisor

Streamy is a senior Nyiyaparli man and has worked with KNAC for more than 10 years in various roles across the Corporation.

As Cultural Advisor, Streamy plays a key role in supporting the Heritage Services team in the nomination of KNAC Representatives for heritage field engagements and providing cultural advice to ensure engagements are undertaken culturally safe. He also engages with other teams across the Corporation to provide supporting cultural advice.


Heritage Services Liaison Officer

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