Matthew Flinders died the day after the book detailing his circumnavigation of Australia, A Voyage to Terra Australis, was published. More than 200 years later, his body has been found during building work in London.
On the 138th anniversary of the death of Australia's most famous outlaw, one question remains — where in the world is Ned's head?
Dozens of archaeologists are working around the clock to exhume the skeletons of 45,000 people — including the man who gave Australia its name — to make way for a $101 billion rail project in the United Kingdom.
On Australian farms, families have been uncovering ancient Aboriginal artefacts for generations and now they're being encouraged to show them to researchers.
Author Tim Winton adds his voice to the campaign for Aboriginal rock art on Western Australia's Dampier Archipelago to be World Heritage listed.
Archaeology is providing insights into the importance of children in our earliest communities and the role they may have played in our social, cultural and physical development, writes Michelle C. Langley.
People have been forced to move in the past thanks to changes in sea levels that affected Australia's coastline.
More than 48 shipwrecks have been illicitly salvaged in South-East Asia — and the figure may be much higher, writes Natali Pearson.