Caroline is an Archaeologist / Heritage Advisor at Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation, a Registered Aboriginal Party administering the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 (Vic) in greater Melbourne.
She is also an Honorary Associate in the Department of Archaeology and History at La Trobe University. She is lead and co-investigator of several research projects with Traditional Owners, museums, universities, government agencies and industry partners, focusing on Indigenous cultural heritage in southeastern Australia, Papua New Guinea and South Africa. Her research has been funded by universities, foundations, government agencies and the Australian Government.
Caroline has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes, including The Holocene, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, and Australian Archaeology.
She is Co-editor of 'Excavations, Surveys and Heritage Management in Victoria', the peer-reviewed proceedings of the annual Victoria Archaeology Colloquium. She sits on the National Executive Committee for National Archaeology Week, and is an invited expert for the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Register of Experts. She is a qualified Heritage Advisor under the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006.