Historic Artefact Manager Wanted!

Posted Jul 26 in Archaeology, historical archaeology, Historical Research

Dr Vincent Clark and Associates are currently seeking to hire an artefact specialist/archaeologist for a full-time position as an artefact manager with a focus on historical materials/artefact analysis. The role involves: Manage our historical artefact collections On-site artefact management of artefacts during excavations Manage and process artefacts post-excavation Catalogue and analyse historic artefact assemblages Prepare […]

Victorian Archaeology Colloquium 2019

Posted Feb 26 in about VC&A, Archaeology, Archaeology of Melbourne

On Friday 1st February 2019, archaeologists from Dr Vincent Clark & Associates presented the results of their work at the Victorian Archaeology Colloquium which was held at La Trobe University. The Colloquium is an annual event for archaeologists and Traditional Owners in Victoria to share ideas and present their work. The event was well attended […]

Someone’s lost their marbles!

Posted Nov 26 in Archaeology, Archaeology of Melbourne, children, Uncategorized

Someone lost their marbles over 100 years ago at Old Bridge Inn in Mernda. Luckily, archaeologists from Dr Vincent Clark & Associates were able to relocate them in the 2017 excavations. The Inn was one of the earliest businesses in Victoria located outside of Melbourne. The marbles may indicate the presence of children, with dolls […]

The Jones Lane Kids

Posted Jun 18 in Archaeology, Archaeology of Melbourne, children, historical archaeology, kids, VC&A, Victoria

On the Friday the 2nd February of this year, artefact specialists from Dr. Vincent Clark & Associates and Christine Williamson Heritage presented their findings at the Victorian Archaeology Colloquium at La Trobe University. Nadia Bajzelj and Dr Christine Williamson presented their interpretation of the finds associated with children from the excavation of the Wesley Church precinct in Melbourne’s CBD. […]

Archaeology Week – Mernda Rail Project

Posted May 23 in Aboriginal cultural heritage, Archaeology, Archaeology of Melbourne

Archaeology Week got off to a great start this week with presentations by Dr Michelle Negus Cleary and Jasmine Scibilia speaking at the City of Whittlesea Civic Centre Office about their work on the Mernda Railway and the Old Bridge Inn. If you missed out, everyone is welcome to join us this Saturday the 26th […]

Exploration Lane

Posted Dec 13 in Archaeology, Archaeology of Melbourne, historical archaeology, Historical Research, Uncategorized, VC&A, Victoria

Another opportunity to explore the early settlement of Melbourne arose in October this year when a block of land in Exploration Lane was excavated as a part of historical investigations. Located off Little Lonsdale Street between Exhibition and Russel Street, Exploration Lane was occupied by a number of buildings from the early 19th century. Excavations […]

Cato Street Exhibition – Prahran Mechanic’s Institute

Posted Sep 12 in Archaeology, Archaeology of Melbourne, historical archaeology, Prahran, VC&A, Victoria

Following on from the archaeological investigations conducted earlier this year, an exhibition hosted by the Prahran Mechanic’s Institute (PMI Victorian History Library) will be running from Thursday the 19th of October to Friday the 3rd of November. A public lecture will be conducted by our own Dr Michelle Negus Cleary on the opening night of the exhibition […]

Jones Lane Historical Archaeology

Posted May 23 in Archaeology, Archaeology of Melbourne, historical archaeology

Earlier this year archaeologists from Dr Vincent Clark & Associates excavated a row of six cottages next to the Wesley Church on Lonsdale Street, and in the process uncovered a slice of Melbourne’s early colonial history. The residences, located along Jones Lane (previously Green Lane), provided a unique opportunity to investigate early residential living in Melbourne. […]

Atherstone Homestead Historical Investigation

Posted Oct 07 in Archaeology, Archaeology of Melbourne, historical archaeology, Historical Research, Melton, VC&A, Victoria

As part of a large-scale residential development project at Melton, 35 km west of Melbourne’s CBD, Dr Vincent Clark & Associates recently excavated the remains of an unusual bluestone structure close to the Toolern Creek. This feature was situated on the Exford Estate, once an extensive squatting property built in 1846 by one of Melton’s […]

Recent changes to Victorian Aboriginal Heritage legislation

Posted Sep 19 in Aboriginal cultural heritage, Archaeology, cultural heritage due diligence, cultural heritage management, Victoria

The Aboriginal Heritage Amendment Regulations (the Amendment Regulations) commenced on 2 August 2016. The Amendment Regulations see a number of significant changes concerning the ways in which Aboriginal heritage is managed in Victoria. A number of these changes are especially relevant to our clients. Determining when a Cultural Heritage Management Plan (CHMP) is required Sponsors are […]