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Australian archaeology

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Professor Peter Hiscock, Tom Austin Brown Chair of Australian Archaeology, Department of Archaeology

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Sarah Ward, Australian Archaeologist

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Archaeological dig

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Ancient Aboriginal artefacts uncovered in Australian 'Antiques Roadshow'

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World's oldest axe fragment found in Australia

Australian archaeology is a large sub-field in the discipline of archaeology. Archaeology in Australia takes three main forms, Aboriginal archaeology, historical archaeology and maritime archaeology. Bridging these sub-disciplines is the important concept of cultural heritage management which encompasses Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sites, historical sites and maritime sites.
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    • Research and investigations 

    • Historical archaeology in Australia 

    • Underwater and maritime archaeology in Australia 

    • Cultural heritage management 

    • Notable Australian archaeologists 

    • Professional societies in Australian archaeology 

    • Publications