‘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. […]

The Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology / Nautical Archaeology Society (AIMA/NAS) program is designed to give interested people an introduction to the discipline of maritime archaeology as well as some practical skills so that they can assist with fieldwork. Please note no diving is involved and non-divers are most welcome to attend. This course consists of […]

Macquarie University Archaeological Research Simulation facility comprises a full-scale simulated archaeological site built within a wooden frame, with different soil layers and artefacts representing different archaeological situations, a shed for storage of material, a spoil heap site and an area for sorting and sieving material. This facility is designed to allow students to apply the […]

The former Steele Barracks at Moorebank was decommissioned in 2014 and the European and Aboriginal archaeological remains recovered during the archaeological excavations represented a rare and endangered resource within New South Wales. The European archaeological excavations have yielded information which has contributed to an understanding of World War I (WWI) military training field camps, in […]

Dr Michael Slack’s seminar is an exploration of Australian archaeology in 2018 in terms of research, teaching and as a profession. It will look at strengths and weaknesses, and looks forward to where our current trajectory might send us in the future. Discussing the changing face of archaeology and responding to the challenges of relevancy, […]

Join the archaeologists from La Trobe University for a drink and a series of short talks on topics such as our earliest human ancestors in Africa, Indigenous Australian paleodiets, and the archaeology of UNESCO World Heritage sites in Nepal and the Pacific Islands. This is a rare chance to hear archaeological specialists speak on their current […]

The WA Chapter of the Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc. (AACAI WA) and the Archaeology Society of Western Australia (ArchSoc WA) are pleased to co-host their second National Archaeology Week Trivia Night! Join us for a night of fun so we can promote networking, collaboration and collegiality in the WA archaeology community. There will […]