Jane Rooke

Archaeology in the Pub

On Wednesday 28 February ASHA hosted Archaeology in the Pub. Annabelle Thompson came along and sent in a blog about her evening. This Wednesday I attended my second ever Archaeology in the Pub and it just gets better every time!This time the event was held at the White Cockatoo in the Inner West, making it […]

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Archaeology in the Pub

On Wednesday ASHA held an informal gathering at The Old Clare Hotel and while we did not take advantage of their sip and dip facilities (a gorgeous rooftop cocktail bar with a heated pool) we did enjoy a few drinks and nibbles downstairs in the bar. Good company, good beer and interesting décor made the

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2023 CAS-ASHA Archaeology Symposium

Buried Stories UPDATE: Booking is now open for this event. Please visit https://Buriedstories.eventbrite.com.au to reserve a spot and to see the programme. Saturday 22/4/23 Peninsula Room, National Museum of Australia 9.30am-12.30pm Join our panelists provided by the Canberra Archaeology Society – Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology, in partnership with National Museum of Australia, as they

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We Need You

Its been a while since the 2022 ASHA conference in New Zealand and we are now leading up to the 2023 conference in Mackay. It would be great if those who spoke at the conference would write a quick blog (approx. 500 words and an image or two) on their topic to remind us how

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The new ASHA website

If you hadn’t noticed we have a new website. Our Web Manager, AKA Nick Pitt, has worked really hard to get this up and running and user friendly. He has also added a fantastic new page of resources (see below). It is very useful, please have a look by hitting the resource tab and if

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National Archaeology Week

A couple of weeks ago we celebrated all things archaeology in National Archaeology Week (NAW).  I was lucky enough to be part of a couple of events in Sydney and thought I would share my experiences.  My first event was on the first Sunday of the week. Not only was it NAW it was also

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Blog Posts

A few people have asked how to submit a blog post. I could just write the instructions down and post those but…. that would be dull! So I have written a short blog as an example. Meet Mr Sweetser This week I have been cataloguing some miscellaneous artefacts for a project in Parramatta. Amongst the

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NSW Heritage Library

NSW Heritage Library Online For those who are not aware the Heritage Library of NSW now has thousands of items available on line. These include conservation management plans, archaeological reports, heritage studies, thematic studies and histories. Follow the link below, go to advanced search and enjoy. https://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/Heritage/research/library.htm Don’t forget to come up for air every

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