Rock art expert honoured with national award

Rock art expert Professor Paul Taçon
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.

Protecting our rock art riches

Arts Education Law
Some people regardAustralia’sOutback as an empty landscape. So vast is its expanse, it’s easy tofeel overwhelmed by one’ssmallness 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 […]