• The University of Western Australia (M257), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile

Roles and responsibilities

ARC Linkage 'Kimberley Visions' Project Manager and Research Fellow

Funding overview

Australian Postgraduate Award
UWA Top-up Scholarship

Previous positions

AAA Webmaster

Current projects

Desert influence in North Kimberley rock art

Teaching overview

ARCY1001, ARCY2004 Tutoring
ITAS Tutoring


I am an archaeologist, specialising in Australian rock art, with particular interests in Pilbara engraved art and rock art of the Northeast Kimberley. My research is focused on style and group identity, which was applied to Marapikurrinya (Port Hedland) engraved rock art for my PhD.

I am currently working as a Project Manager and Research Fellow on the ARC Linkage project 'Kimberley Visions', with research partners from the UWA, Monash University, University of Melbourne, and Universite de Savoie. 


Rock Art, Pilbara engravings, Marapikurrinya (Port Hedland) rock art, Kimberley rock art, Material Culture in rock art, Mythological Narratives, Seascapes, Group Identity, Arid-zone archaeology, Desert archeology

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

Archaeology, PhD, The University of Western Australia

Award Date: 16 Mar 2018

Research expertise keywords

  • Rock Art
  • Archaeology
  • Coastal Archaeology
  • Identity
  • Material Culture
  • Style
  • Arid-zone archaeology


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