Unlocking Environmental Archives

Research to establish a series of long-duration paleo-environmental and paleo climate reconstructions for the Kimberley region spanning the last 60,000 years has been awarded an Australia Research Council grant of $460,429. The project was seed funded by the Kimberley Foundation Australia. The multi-disciplinary research program Unlocking the environmental archives of the Kimberley’s past is led by Professor

When archaeology and geology combine

Damien Finch is a PhD candidate at the School of Earth Sciences, University of Melbourne and is a member of the KFA’s Rock Art Dating team.  How mud wasp nests help delve into our country’s past. We all appreciate a warm, secure home to go to at the end of the day, and so do mud

A ‘career scientist of exceptional merit, 29 year old Dr Helen Green is the recipient of a major 5-year Research Fellowship

“Australian Rock Art links into a culture that is ongoing and represents one of the longest cultural traditions on the planet. It is amazing to be able to contribute to a research project of this stature” DR HELEN GREEN   A new Fellowship in Rock Art Dating has been awarded to the Kimberley Foundation Australia

Unlocking the past environments of the Kimberley

For the past several years the Foundation has sponsored an environmental change project including an understanding of the Australian monsoon. Emily Field, a PhD student at the University of Queensland, shares with us the research she has undertaken and the progress made on samples taken from springs in the region in 2005 and 2015.  

Q&A with Prof Peter Veth

Prof Peter Veth, a leading expert in Indigenous archaeology was appointed as the inaugural Kimberley Foundation Ian Potter Chair in Rock Art at The University of Western Australia in November 2012. Since taking up the position in 2013 he has contributed significantly to research, teaching and public outreach initiatives. He has established collaborative partnerships between

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