Rock art expert honoured with national award—13 December 2016

ARC Australian Laureate Fellow and 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 award, the most coveted of the Australian Archaeological Association, has special significance for Professor Taçon.

Professor Taçon, the founding director of Griffith University’s Place, Evolution and Rock Art Heritage Unit (PERAHU), has been leading a national campaign to protect and manage our rock art for future generations.

 

Media issued by Griffith University.

Image: Rock art expert Professor Paul Taçon
Image courtesy: Griffith University.

Original Published Date: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2016