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O’Connell, J.F. and J. Allen 2012 The Restaurant at the End of the Universe: Modelling the colonisation of Sahul. Australian Archaeology 74:5-17.


Forum Comments

All forum comments and responses can be accessed here (open access).

Erlandson, J. 2012 On a fast-track: Human discovery, exploration and settlement of Sahul. Australian Archaeology 74:17-18.

Codding, B.F. and R. Bleige Bird 2012. Should I stay or should I go now? The spatial dynamics of foraging and diminishing returns. Australian Archaeology 74:18-20.

Davidson, I. 2012 Four questions about foraging models and the process of colonisation. Australian Archaeology 74:19-20.

Dillehay, T. 2012 Comment. Australian Archaeology 74:20-21.

Horton, D. 2012 Comment. Australian Archaeology 74:21-22.

Keegan, W.F. 2012 Now bring me that horizon. Australian Archaeology 74:22-23.

Cosgrove, R. 2012 Comment. Australian Archaeology 74:23-24.

Lilley, I. 2012 The shipping news. Australian Archaeology 74:24-25.

Hiscock, P. 2012 Dancing on pins: Tension between clever theory and material records in Australian archaeology. Australian Archaeology 74:25-26.

Torrence, R. 2012 Boats, stones and risks. Australian Archaeology 74:26-27.

Moore, M. 2012 Colonising Sahul. Australian Archaeology 74:27-28.

Field, J. 2012 And the answer is 42 … Australian Archaeology 74:28.

O’Connell, J.F. and J. Allen 2012 Response. Australian Archaeology 74:29-31.


Brumm, A. and M.W. Moore 2012 Biface distributions and the Movius Line: A Southeast Asian perspective. Australian Archaeology 74:32-46.

Lawrence, S. and P. Davies 2012 Learning about landscape: Archaeology of water management in colonial Victoria. Australian Archaeology 74:47-54.

Godwin, L. and S. L’Oste-Brown 2012 ‘Water water everywhere’: Attempts at drought-proofing properties using surface water infrastructure in central western Queensland in the early 1880s.Australian Archaeology 74:55-70.

Lowe, K.M. 2012 Review of geophysical applications in Australian archaeology. Australian Archaeology74:71-84.

Williams, A.N., P. Mitchell, R.V.S. Wright and P.S. Toms 2012 A terminal Pleistocene open site on the Hawkesbury River, Pitt Town, New South Wales. Australian Archaeology 74:85-97.

Short Reports

Brady, L.M. and A. Carson 2012 An archaic face from the Woodstock Abydos Protected Reserve, northwestern Western Australia. Australian Archaeology 74:98-102.

Gunn, R.G., R.L. Whear and L.C. Douglas 2012  A second recent canine burial from the Arnhem Land Plateau. Australian Archaeology 74:103-105.

Walshe, K. 2012 Port Augusta hearth site dated to 40,000 years. Australian Archaeology 74:106-110.

Thesis Abstracts

Beck, E.M. 2012 Thesis abstract ‘Differentiation of Biomarkers in Anatolian Chalcolithic and Bronze Age Ceramic Residues using GC/MS‘. Australian Archaeology 74:111.

Brindley, J. 2012 Thesis abstract ‘Beyond a Suggestive Morphology: A Study of Point Use in Wardaman Country, Northern Territory, Australia‘. Australian Archaeology 74:111.

Dawson, F. 2012 Thesis abstract ‘This Little Piggy: The Effects of Post-Mortem Fire on Pig Skulls with Perimortem Blunt Force Trauma‘. Australian Archaeology 74:111.

Fleming, K. 2012 Thesis abstract ‘Global Patterns and Local Contexts: An Archaeological Investigation of Late Nineteenth to Early Twentieth Century Gold Mining Settlements in the Upper Murchison, Western Australia‘. Australian Archaeology 74:111-112.

Foley, E. 2012 Thesis abstract ‘Refitting Stone Artefacts at Lake Mungo: A Study of the Integrity of Chipped Stone Artefact Scatters on the Lunette Surface‘. Australian Archaeology 74:112.

Garnaut, J. 2012 Thesis abstract ‘Out of Sight, Out of Mind? An Examination of Built Heritage Conservation in Rural South Australia‘. Australian Archaeology 74:112-113.

Greaves, A. 2012 Thesis abstract ‘Geoarchaeology of Artefact-Bearing Strata in Middle Stone Age Malawi‘. Australian Archaeology 74:113.

Harris, M. 2012 Thesis abstract ‘Tools or Tucker? Developing Methods for Identifying UtilisedPolymesoda (Geloina) erosa (Bivalvia: Corbiculidae) Shell Valves‘.  Australian Archaeology 74:113.

Keating, C. 2012 Thesis abstract ‘‘We Want Men Whose Hearts are … Full of Zeal.’ An Investigation of Cross-Cultural Engagement within the Weipa Mission Station (1898-1932)‘. Australian Archaeology74:113-114.

Lavers, J. 2012 Thesis abstract ‘Landscapes of Memory: Living Heritage and the Gummingurru Cultural Landscape, Southeast Queensland‘. Australian Archaeology 74:114.

Moult, L. 2012 Thesis abstract ‘‘To Just Be Here’: Aboriginal Relationships to, and Management of, Freshwater at Bummiera, North Stradbroke Island‘. Australian Archaeology 74:114.

Nichols, S. 2012 Thesis abstract ‘Public or Perish: An Ethnographic Study of Archaeology in a Southeast Queensland Community‘. Australian Archaeology 74:114-115.

O’Donohue, P. 2012 Thesis abstract ‘Limits of Control: The Archaeology of Socio-Political Communities on the Rural Margins – A Case Study from Australia‘. Australian Archaeology 74:115.

Petruzzelli, B. 2012 Thesis abstract ‘Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotopic Analysis of Skeletal Remains from Azapa 71 and Pica-8, Northern Chile: An Assessment of Human Diet and Landscape Use in the Late Holocene‘.  Australian Archaeology 74:115.

Piotrowski, S. 2012 Thesis abstract ‘Contested Heritage, Contested Aboriginality and the Blue Tier, Northeast Tasmania‘. Australian Archaeology 74:115-116.

Rodrigues, J. 2012 Thesis abstract ‘Finders Keepers: An Examination of the Impact of Diver Interaction with Shipwrecks as Revealed by the 1993 Amnesty Collections‘. Australian Archaeology 74:116.

Spiers, O. 2012 Thesis abstract ‘Treading a Fine Line: An Examination of Interpretive Materials from World Heritage Sites in the United States, Canada and Australia‘. Australian Archaeology 74:116-117.

Stephenson, B. 2012 Thesis abstract ‘In the Groove: An Integrated Functional Analysis of Arid Zone Millstones from Queensland‘. Australian Archaeology 74:117.

Tedman, S.J. 2012 Thesis abstract ‘Non-Destructive pXRF Characterisation and Authentication of Museum Ceramics‘. Australian Archaeology 74:117.

Walker, J. 2012 Thesis abstract ‘PXRF and Earthenware Ceramics: An Investigation into the Use of pXRF Measurements of Elements to Categorise Anatolian Iron Age Ceramics‘. Australian Archaeology74:117.

Wilson, J. 2012 Thesis abstract ‘Experiencing Kokoda: Constructing Heritage through Engagement with Place‘. Australian Archaeology 74:118.

Book Reviews

 Albarella, U. 2012 Review of ‘Cultural Heritage, Ethics and the Military’ edited by Peter G. Stone.Australian Archaeology 74:119-121.

David, B. 2012 Review of ‘Digging Up a Past’ by John Mulvaney. Australian Archaeology 74:121.

Gorman, A. 2012 Review of ‘After Modernity: Archaeological Approaches to the Contemporary Past’ by Rodney Harrison and John Schofield. Australian Archaeology 74:122-123.

Prangnell, J. 2012 Review of ‘Exhuming Loss: Memory, Materiality and Mass Graves of the Spanish Civil War’ by Layla Renshaw. Australian Archaeology 74:123.