Prehistory and Palaeoenvironment of Australia, New Guinea and the Pacific


Our research group is currently engaged in a field and lab based program investigating the peopling of Sahul, settlement history, palaeoenvronment and resource use. We are currently concentrating our efforts in the PNG highlands of the Madang Province. For more about our research, please visit the Pathways to the Interior website.



The research group is led by Dr. Judith Field and supported by Dr. Ben Shaw.

Key collaborators include Prof. John Dodson and A/Prof. Scott Mooney (UNSW) and Prof. Glenn Summerhayes (Otago)