‘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. […]

Come join us at the Hobart Convict Penitentiary for a National Archaeology Week Lunch Time Talk and Q&A, with Archaeologist Samuel Dix and other guests. They’ll be discussing Colonial Archaeology and taking your questions. Also on display for the first time ever are the artefacts uncovered by the Penitentiary Chapel, Port Arthur Historic Site Management […]

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 […]

Dr Wendy Beck, currently an Associate Professor of Archaeology at the University of New England, has had an extensive and fruitful career in archaeology that has taken her across Australia. Her PhD, the first archaeology doctorate to be awarded in the state of Victoria, focused on Aboriginal plant use in Arnhem Land. This work sparked […]

A sacred site, known as Murujuga, is home to the largest and oldest collection of rock art in the world but is under threat from the mining industry. Connection To Country, an award-nominated documentary, highlights the resilient push made by the Traditional Owners of Western Australia’s Pilbara region to protect the Burrup Peninsula. Come and […]