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 […]
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
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.
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
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
Another successful Artefacts Workshop was held in April this year, hosted by Casey & Lowe in Leichhardt, Sydney. This was the second such event, following a similar workshop held last November. With record attendance and guest speakers bringing a multitude of skills to the table, all had a busy and informative weekend. After a quick
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
EMGA Mitchell McLennan Pty Ltd (EMM) was engaged by Baulderstone Pty Ltd, on behalf of Transport for NSW (TfNSW), to complete heritage services for the early works package of the Sydney Metro Northwest, formerly known as North West Rail Link ), including an archaeological assessment and excavations. Five possible archaeological sites were identified in the