Archaeology in South Australia - A Report on Recent Work
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The South Australian Museum has since 1972 operated as a division of the South Australian Department of Environment and Conservation. It operates by authority of the Museum Act (1939). The work of investigating archaeological sites, curating collections and supplying information about them falls to the Anthropology and Archaeology Branch. The work of gazetting, reserving, protecting and inspecting sites of public significance falls to the Museum's Aboriginal and Historic Relics Section by virtue of the Aboriginal and Historic Relics Preservation Act (1965). This report will detail the work of the South Australian Museum's Anthropology and Archaeology Branch.