‘That’s an old tradition that we’ve all grown up with. Listen to your Elders. Respect your Elders.’ Aunty Iris Lovett Gardiner, Gunditjmara, 2003. The Listen to Your Elders exhibition features oral history recordings collected from the 1980s through to 2016 by the Koorie Heritage Trust. These recordings share experiences and knowledge of our Koorie Elders […]

The City of Whittlesea, in partnership with the Level Crossing Removal Authority Victoria, Heritage Victoria and archaeologists from Dr Vincent Clark and Associates, is hosting public archaeology events including lectures and an exhibition focusing on the pre-contact and historical cultural heritage of the Mernda area, north of Melbourne in Victoria, during National Archaeology Week 2018. […]

At the ‘Out of the Archives’ exhibition, visitors will have the rare opportunity to view photographs and artefacts that are not normally on display to the public. Adopting the theme of ‘My Culture, My Story’ – the exhibition will celebrate the journey and growth of the Port of Echuca. Visitors will have the opportunity to […]

This Ancient World Seminar will feature five short presentations by University of Melbourne academics and students on current archaeological fieldwork projects, including the Marzuolo Archaeological Project (Italy: excavation of a rural Roman craft production centre in Tuscany), the Sissi Archaeological Project (Crete: excavation of a Minoan settlement), the Georgian-Australian Investigations in Archaeology Project (Georgia: excavation […]

Join the archaeologists from La Trobe University for a drink and a series of short talks focusing on a range of topics, from our earliest human ancestors in Africa to the archaeology of historical Melbourne. This is a rare chance to hear archaeological specialists speak about their current research, and is an opportunity not to be […]

Ballarat Heritage Weekend features a huge program designed each year to showcase different elements of our shared heritage and the rich historic assets of Ballarat. It includes open buildings and tours, free entertainment, activities, performances, exhibitions and other heritage experiences. This year’s theme is ‘100 Years of Technology & Innovation’, and will feature virtual experiences, a […]