Tess is a qualified archaeologist and osteoarchaeologist who specialises in Australian Indigenous archaeology as well as Viking and Celtic archaeology.
Tess holds a Bachelor of Archaeology from La Trobe University Melbourne, and a Master of Professional Human Osteoarchaeology from the University of Reading England which included a thesis regarding the growth rates of children in Medieval Britain. She is currently studying a Masters of Professional Archaeology at La Trobe University. She has worked on different archaeological excavations around the world, including Ireland, England, Italy and Australia.
Tess is a fully qualified Heritage Advisor as specified by the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006.