Griffith University’s rock art expert Professor Paul Taçon has capped a remarkable year being honoured with the Rhys Jones Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Australian Archaeology - the top archaeology award in Australia. Earlier this year he was awarded an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship worth $2.5 million to continue his rock art research.
Some people regard Australia’s Outback as an empty landscape. So vast is its expanse, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by one’s smallness within it. However, there is no emptiness in Professor Paul Tacon’s Outback. He loves it as a teeming place, one rich in sights, species and especially stories; thousands of them painted on the ancient rocks to record […]