Australian Association Of Consulting Archaeologists Inc

Member Profiles: Pamela Smith

SMITH, Pamela

Miln Walker & Associates Pty Ltd
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* BA (Hons), Flinders University
* PhD, Flinders University

Professional Associations and Positions

Full Member, Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc.
Member, Australian Archaeological Association Inc.
Editor, Australian Archaeology (2002-2004)
Member, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
Member, Society for Historical Archaeology
Member, Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology


  • Site Survey
  • Site Recording


  • Site Survey
  • Site Recording

Special Fields

  • Project management
  • Heritage Impact Assessments (work programme clearances)
  • Native Title investigations
  • Archival research
  • Oral history recording and ethnographic research
  • Historic landscape analysis using GIS
  • Cross-cultural consultation and project facilitation (Indigenous)
  • Cultural Heritage Management assessment and reporting
  • Editing archaeological texts and reports
  • Management of historical and Indigenous Australian archaeological sites

Consulting Experience

Ten years of consulting experience specialising in cultural heritage management (Indigenous and non Indigenous) and archaeological surveys and site documentation reporting to all levels of government, Indigenous Land Councils and corporate clients. Contracts have included many Heritage Impact Assessments/ Work Program Clearances, Native Title research, urban heritage assessments and historic landscape analysis using GIS. A list of consultancy reports is available on request. I have also managed several large research projects in the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of Western Australia.

Selected Publications

SMITH, P.A. and L. Zimmerman 2005 The Adelaide Hills Face Zone: 1836-2036. In C. Tait and C. Daniels (eds), Adelaide: Nature of a City: The Ecology of a Dynamic City from 1836 to 2036. Adelaide: Centre for Urban Ecology, University of Adelaide.

SMITH, P.A., S. Piddock and D. Pate 2005 Historic Sites and Landscapes. The Hills Face Zone Cultural Heritage Project Reports. 5 vols. Adelaide: Kōpi Books.

Smith, R.M. and P.A. SMITH 2003 An assessment of the composition and nutrient content of an Australian Aboriginal hunter-gatherer diet. Australian Aboriginal Studies 2:39-82.

SMITH, P.A. 2001 Station camps: Identifying the ethnoarchaeological evidence for cultural continuity and change in the south-east Kimberley, W.A. Australian Archaeology 53:23-31.

SMITH, P.A. 2000 Station Camps: The Ethnoarchaeology of Cultural Change and Continuity in the Post-Contact Period in the South-East Kimberley, Western Australia. Unpublished PhD thesis, Department of Archaeology, Flinders University.

SMITH, P.A. 2000 Station camps: Legislation, labour relations and rations on pastoral leases in the Kimberley Region, Western Australia. Aboriginal History 24:75-97.

SMITH, P.A. 2000 Into the Kimberley: The invasion of Sturt Creek basin (Kimberley Region, Western Australia) and evidence of Aboriginal resistance. Aboriginal History 24:62-74.

SMITH, P.A. and R.M. Smith 1999 Diets in transition: Hunter-gatherer to station diet and station diet to the self-select store diet. Human Ecology 27(1):117-134.

Smith, R.M. and P.A. SMITH 1995 Getting Strength From Country. Perth: Health Department of Western Australia.

SMITH, P.A. 1993 The Palm House in the Botanic Garden of Adelaide. Unpublished Graduate Diploma of Archaeology, Department of Archaeology, Flinders University, South Australia.

A full curriculum vitae is available on request