Welcome to the ASHA Blog

The ASHA Blog Editor and the ASHA Committee would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the ASHA Blog. The blog replaces the long-running ASHA Newsletter as a way for members to receive information regarding Australasian Historical Archaeology. It aims to encourage the sharing of information between ASHA members, members of the wider …

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EXCAVATIONS conclude at Triabunna, Tas

Excavations have recently concluded at Triabunna, which is situated on Tasmania’s east coast near Maria Island. The excavations were carried out as part of a joint ANU and University of Sydney field school. Students participated in the excavations around what are believed to be military barracks. For more information, please see the following: https://www.facebook.com/TriabunnaBarracks.Dig/ http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-18/triabunna-archaeological-dig-unearthing-untold-stories/8191066 …

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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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