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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CULTURAL HERITAGE AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES

The 22nd International Conference on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies (CHNT 2017) will take place at the City Hall of Vienna, Austria from 8-10 November 2017. The main topic of this year: Urban Archaeology and Integration – Combining archaeology, history, and new technologies. The aim of this conference is to enhance the collaboration between historians …

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ASHA WELCOMES A NEW COMMITTEE

Following the 2016 ASHA conference in New Zealand, a new committee has been elected. ASHA wishes to thank the outgoing committee for their dedication, and welcomes new members to the committee. For details of committee members and roles, please see the ‘Committee’ page at: http://www.asha.org.au/committee.html

2016 ASHA AGM & COMMITTEE NOMINATIONS

The 2016 Annual General Meeting of the Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology will be held on: Friday, 30 September 2016 at 4:00 pm in the Camelot Room, Chateau on the Park, 189 Deans Avenue, Riccarton, Christchurch NEW ZEALAND. Committee Nominations Nominations for the 2016-2017 ASHA Committee are now open. The election of the 2016-17 ASHA …

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Melville Street, Hobart

ArcTas was engaged by the University of Tasmania to excavate the carpark areas on the corner of Elizabeth and Melville Streets, Hobart, in anticipation of their development of a major university student accommodation (National Rental Affordability Scheme – NRAS) facility and limited street-side retail premises. These areas were known to be important in the development …

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​GRAY’S STORE & THE TEMPERANCE LODGE, GREENOUGH

Through the Eyes of Henry Gray: Investigating the influence of the Temperance Movement and Wesleyan Methodism on the Greenough Flats, Western Australia, 1839 – 1900 A new research project has just begun on the historic settlement on the Greenough Flats, which are situated approximately 400km north of Perth, and 25km south of Geraldton, Western Australia. …

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ARC SUCCESS FOR HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY

Historical archaeologists have been awarded three Discovery projects in the recently announced round of ARC-funding. The projects reflect the diversity of historical-archaeological research in the Australasian region, ranging from the archaeological vestiges of the Queensland Native Mounted Police, to the mining landscapes of regional Victoria and the Christian missionaries of Vanuatu. Details of each project …

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IT’S HERE! WELCOME TO THE NEW ASHA WEBSITE!

We are delighted to share with you the newly designed ASHA website, with a bold new look and enhanced navigation experience. With a focus on simplicity, the website aims to provide a more informative experience, through improved research functions, current news and members-area privileges. We invite you to start exploring! ASHA has had a website …

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GNOWANGERUP’S OLD POLICE STATION, WESTERN AUSTRALIA

In mid-2014, Waru Consulting volunteered to undertake a heritage assessment of Gnowangerup’s old police station. Gnowangerup is a quiet rural town situated approximately 300km southeast of Perth and 50km north of the Stirling Ranges. The century old police station is a problem for the local Shire. Recently, vandals broke some of the asbestos fibre walls …

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