Archaeology is important because it helps us increase our knowledge about past places and activities.
Archaeological sites are a delicate and irreplaceable record of history.
Historical archaeology and the Heritage Inventory
Historical archaeology relates to all non-Indigenous archaeological sites. It is the study of the past through a combination of physical evidence including artefacts, places and landscapes, and the use of historical sources.
Heritage inventory - about
Heritage Inventory is a list of all known historic archaeology sites in Victoria. It includes information about sites and artefacts, including a description and assessment of significance.
Protecting archaeological sites in Victoria.
Education - how to become an archaeologist
Archaeology and becoming an archaeologist.
Gold mining - history and mining plots in Victoria
A comprehensive inventory of extant historic gold mining sites on Victoria.
Material & artefact conservation - about
Material & artefact conservation
Archaeology Week 2010
Department of Planning and Community Development
Archaeology stories about digs in Victoria including a Ballarat time capsule, a Chinese kiln in Bendigo, Viewbank, Casselden Place, Cable Tram Tracks, Mebourne Central Business District, Warrnambool and Cohen Place, and artefacts found on The William Salthouse.