‘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. […]

Drop into Dominic College for their first ever archaeology fair. Hear real stories from archaeologists working across Australia and the globe! Immerse yourself in the first ever Virtual Reality interactive experience of Colonial Hobart! See amazing images and hear unbelievable stories about Indigenous rock art in the Northern Territory! Get your hands dirty with a […]

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 […]

Take a free guided tour of the Museum of Ancient Cultures, the archaeological museum at Macquarie University.  The Museum of Ancient Cultures was originally founded in 1974 as the Ancient History Teaching Collection. In 1994, following the completion of a tailor-made space for the Ancient History Teaching Collection, its name was changed to the Museum of […]

The Nicholson Museum was founded in 1860 at the University of Sydney, more than a decade before archaeology was formally taught in universities (and more than 80 years prior to the University of Sydney itself having a Department of Archaeology). As such the story of its growth and development reflects that of Egyptology and Mediterranean […]

Come and find out what South Australian archaeology students have been up to! In working towards building their careers, archaeology students are often expected and encouraged to be involved in projects to gain real-world and professional experience. This year, student speakers will present on their experiences in working on a range of projects, from international […]

The Mernda Rail Extension Project and the City of Whittlesea are partnering to present a special National Archaeology Week launch event on Monday 21 May, at Whittlesea Civic Centre. Learn about the rich local history through artefacts discovered in last year’s dig in Plenty Gorge Park. The event will showcase two talks from archaeologists in […]