AACAI is an organisation
for professionals working
in all fields of contract
and public archaeology
LEARN MORE >
Aboriginal Heritage Management in WA's Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage – Cesar Rodriguez and Robert Reynolds, Heritage Officers are at the WA Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage, will speak about the non-statutory application of Aboriginal heritage management within the department (details below)
Sydney Ideas - The find of the century for archaeology? – Are archaeologists missing out on a valuable discovery channel? In the latest Tom Austen Brown lecture Dr Mark Collard, an evolutionary anthropologist, argues that comparative ethnology – comparing and contrasting the features of large samples of human societies – should be a key archaeological tool.
Being Collected: insights into repatriation – Presented with Sydney University Museums Repatriation is often centred on the return of material immorally acquired such as human remains and sacred objects. Over the last 25 years museums across Australia have proactively engaged with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities for the return and future management of material collections. The return to Country often involves complex, private discussion and negotiation around logistical issues.