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* BA (Hons), University of Western Australia
* PhD (with special congratulations), University of Western
Full Member, Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc.
President, Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc. (1991-1992; 2000-2003)
Member, Australian Archaeological Association Inc.
Member, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
Member, Society for American Archaeology
The majority of these studies have involved archaeological survey, mitigation planning, salvage and management. A considerable number of expert Native Title reports have been prepared for federal courts since 1992. Research and/or mitigation has been carried out on a range of site types (including rockshelters with occupation deposit, engravings, middens, open camp sites, quarries, Aboriginal historic and contact sites and a range of regional maritime assemblages). Several large regional management studies have been completed for rock art provinces, Aboriginal occupation sites and Aboriginal contact sites). The majority of work has been carried out in the arid zone of Western Australia and South Australia - with focus on the Western Desert, the Pilbara and the Goldfields. Extensive fieldwork has also been conducted in the Kimberleys, central Australia, Queensland, Torres Strait, East Timor, Island South East Asia and the remote Pacific.
VETH, P. 2000a Origins of the Western Desert language: Convergence in linguistic and archaeological space and time models. Archaeology in Oceania 35(1):11-19.
VETH, P. 2000b The contemporary voice of archaeology and its relevance to native title. In I. Lilley (ed.), Native Title and the Transformation of Archaeology in the Postcolonial World, pp.78-87. Oceania Monograph 50. Sydney, Oceania Monographs, University of Sydney.
O'Connor, S. and P. VETH 2000 The world's first mariners: Savanna dwellers in an island continent. In S. O'Connor and P. Veth (eds), East of Wallace's Line: Studies of Past and Present Maritime Societies in the Indo-Pacific Region, pp.99-137. Modern Quaternary Research in South East Asia 16. Rotterdam: A.A. Balkema.
O'Connor, S. and P. VETH (eds) 2000 East of Wallace's Line: Studies of Past and Present Maritime Cultures in the Indo-Pacific Region. Modern Quaternary Research in South East Asia 16. Rotterdam: A.A. Balkema.
VETH, P., S. O'Connor and L. Wallis 2000 Perspectives on ecological approaches in Australian archaeology. Australian Archaeology 50:54-66.
Ward, I.A.K., P. Larcombe and P. VETH 1999 A new process-based model for wreck site formation. Journal of Archaeological Science 26(5):561-570.
VETH, P. 1998 Developments of maritime archaeology within a social science paradigm - Examples from Australia. World Archaeological Congress Newsletter 6(2):10-11.
VETH, P. and P. Hiscock (eds) 1996 Archaeology of Northern Australia: Regional Perspectives. Tempus 4. Brisbane: Anthropology Museum, University of Queensland.
VETH, P. 1995 Aridity and settlement in North West Australia. Antiquity 69: 733-746.
VETH, P. 1993 The Aboriginal occupation of the Montebello Islands, northwest Australia. Australian Aboriginal Studies 2:39-50.
VETH, P.M. 1993 Islands in the Interior: The Dynamics of Prehistoric Adaptations Within the Arid Zone of Australia. International Monographs in Prehistory. Archaeological Series 3. Michigan: Ann Arbor.
Hiscock, P. and P. VETH 1991 Change in the Australian desert culture: A reanalysis of tulas from Puntutjarpa Rockshelter. World Archaeology 22(3):332-345.
VETH, P.M. 1989 Islands in the Interior: A model for the colonisation of Australia's arid zone. Archaeology in Oceania 24(3):81-92.