‘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. […]

A series of presentations by young researchers from the Classics and Archaeology program at the University of Melbourne on their current projects in the fields of classical, Bronze Age, and near eastern archaeology and related areas. Time and date: 9am-3pm, Friday 25 May 2018 Location: MacMahon Ball Lecture Theatre, Old Arts Building, University of Melbourne (Melbourne […]

Start your day with your morning coffee and some food for thought on the unconventional topic of contemporary graffiti in archaeology (which is, by literal definition, the study of ancient things). In the past forty years there has been a growing number of archaeologists who have shifted their focus from the deep past to the […]

This symposium is the fourth annual Meet the Archaeologists Night. The evening will include a series of talks from Australian-based professional archaeologists in an effort to engage the public in the sorts of archaeological projects that happen in Australia and/or conducted by Australian archaeologists. This year’s presenters will be: Mark Staniforth, Aylza Donald and Alex […]

Ever wondered what it’s like to be an archaeologist? Following the success of previous Big Dig Archaeology Weekends (2011-2017) Sydney Harbour YHA, in collaboration with Place Management NSW, The Rocks Precinct, will again run this exciting hands-on program for National Archaeology Week 2018. The program is run as a residential weekend experience, giving you the […]

As part of National Archaeology Week, Archae-aus is opening its lab to the public. Come and spend the evening in the archaeology lab at Archae-aus. During our after dark sessions we provide food and a drink or two and access to our teaching collections. The evening will include hands on ceramic refitting, illustration, flint knapping, […]