The Director of Everick Heritage Consultants Pty Ltd Richard Robins has published in national and international journals on the results of site recording, excavation, taphonomy, museum studies, and heritage issues. He has contributed chapters to books and has edited a book on museum practice in small museums. You can see a few of his publications on this page. Furthermore there are some PDF-Files to download, links to related archeological websites and finally some images of our work in Australia, as well as some pictures of sites in Africa and Hawaii.


Robins, R. 2007

Report to be added.



Robins, R. 2007

Report to be added.


Robins, R. 1992

A Manual for Small Museums and Keeping Places, Queensland Museum


Robins, R.P. 2005

Diverse Histories: Identifying late Pleistocene Aboriginal settlement in the Lake Eyre Basin and eastern aird zone in Smith, M and Hesse, P. (eds) 23° South: Archaeology and Environmental History of the Southern Deserts. National Museum of Australia Press Pp 130-143.

Robins, R. 2003

Aboriginal History in Ryan, M. (Ed.) Discovery Guide to Outback Queensland. Queensland Museum, Brisbane. Pp 24-30.

Robins, R. 2001

Queensland Museum, Brisbane in Cochrane, S. (Ed.) Aboriginal Art Collections: Highlights from Australia’s Public Museums and Galleries. Fine Art Publishing, Sydney. Pp. 64-70.

Robins, R. 1999

Lessons Learnt from a Taphonomic Study of Stone Artefact Movement in an Arid Environment in Mountain M.J. and Bowdery D. (Eds.) Taphonomy: The Analysis of Processes from Phytoliths to Megafauna. ANH Publications, Canberra. Pp 93-106.

Robins, R.P. 1999

Clocks for Rocks: An archaeological perspective on the Currawinya Lakes in R.T. Kingsford, (Ed.) A Free Flowing River: The Ecology of the Paroo River. National Parks and Wildlife Service, Sydney. Pp 150-178.

Robinson, D., Bartholomai, A. and Robins, R. 1992

The Museum: its establishment and administration. In R. Robins (Ed.). A Manual for Small Museums and Keeping Places, Queensland Museum, pp 1-24.

Robins, R. and Stock, E.C. 1991

The Burning Question: A Study of Molluscan Remains from a Midden on Moreton Island. In S. Solomon, l. Davidson and D. Watson (Eds.) Problem Solving in Taphonomy. Tempus Series V.2. University of Queensland Anthropology Museum, St Lucia. pp. 80-100.

Anderson, C. and Robins, R. 1988

Dismissed Due to Lack of Evidence. Contemporary Kuku-Yalangi Campsites and their Significance. In B. Meehan, and R. Jones, (Eds.) Archaeology with Ethnography. Dept of Prehistory, A.N.U. Canberra. pp. 182-205.

Robins, R. 1984

Cultural Resource Management in Practice: The Moreton Island Example. In R. Coleman, J. Covacevich, and P. Davie, (Eds.) Focus on Stradbroke. Booralong Publications. Brisbane. pp. 33-43.

Robins, R.P. 1979

Moreton Island Aborigines. A Preliminary Consideration and Bibliography. In A. Bailey, and N. Stevens, (Eds.) Northern Moreton Bay Symposium. Royal Society of Queensland pp. 107-112.


Robins, R. and Connolly, M. 2001

Post European development and its implications for Aboriginal Cultural heritage Management on Currawinya National Park in M.Page, C. Evenson and E. Whittington (Eds.) Research Needs for Managing Changed Landscapes in the Hungerford/Eulo Region. University of Queensland, Gatton.

Robins R.P., Stock, E.C. & Trigger D.S. 1998

Saltwater people, saltwater country: Geomorphological, anthropological and archaeological investigations of the coastal lands in the southern Gulf of Carpentaria. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, Cultural Heritage Series. 1(1):75-126.

Robins R.P. 1998

Archaeological Investigations at Youlain Springs, southwestern Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, Cultural Heritage Series. 1(1):57-74.

Robins R.P. 1998

Patterns in the Landscape: A case study in nonsite archaeology from southwest Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, Cultural Heritage Series. 1(1):23-56.

Robins R. 1997

Rocks and Clocks: Archaeological Perspectives from the Currawinya Lakes. Summary of Proceedings, Paroo River Scientific Workshop. N.S.W. NPWS: Sydney.

Robins, R. 1996

Paradox and Paradigms: The changing role of Museums in Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Management. Nguilag, 16:1-30.

Robins, R. 1996

Australian Anthropology and the Queensland Museum - A Case for Change, COMA, 28:77-83.

Robins, R. 1996

A report on archaeological investigations of open hearth/fireplace sites in southwest Queensland. Queensland Archaeological Research 10, 25-35.

Robins, R. 1995

The Results of Excavations in Three Rockshelters in Southwest Queensland, Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 38(2): 643-666.

Robins, R. 1994

Weapons, in Horton, D. (Ed). The Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia, Aboriginal Studies Press for Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies. Pp1166-1167.

Robins, R. 1990

A Re-evaluation of the Role of Material Cultural Studies in Museums. COMA 23: 25-30.

Robins, R. 1990

What Curators are not paid for: A reply to Bowdler. Australian Archaeology 30: 74-76.

Robins, R. 1990

Positions and Policies of Museums in Australia on Human Skeletal Remains: Queensland Museum. Australian Archaeology 31: 53-55.


Robins, R. and Trigger, D. 1989

A Recent Phase of Aboriginal Occupation in Lawn Hill Gorge: A Case Study in Ethnoarchaeology. Australian Archaeology 79: 39-51.

Robins, R. 1988

The Collection and Preservation of Archaeological Collections: A Museum Perspective. Australian Archaeology 27: 115-120.

Robins, R. 1986

Queensland Museum - Departmental Report. Australian Archaeology 23: 115-116.

Hall, J. and Robins, R. 1984

A Working Model of Moreton Island Prehistory: MRAP Stage 1. Queensland Archaeological Research 1: 85-94.

Robins, Richard. 1984

The Excavation of Three Archaeological Sites on Moreton Island: First Ridge and the Little Sandhills. Queensland Archaeological Research 1: 51-60.

Robins, Richard, 1984

The Results of a Preliminary Archaeological Survey of Moreton Island. Queensland Archaeological Research 1: 33-50.

Durbridge, E. and Robins, R. 1984

Two Aboriginal Shelters in Southwestern Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 21 (2): 267-275.

Robins, Richard, 1984

The Claytons computer or how to have a computer when you are not having a computer. COMA: 15: 11-19.

Robins, Richard and Agnew, Neville, 1984

A Users Guide to the Aboriginal Archaeological Collections of the Queensland Museum. Queensland Museum. Brisbane. 23 pp.

Robins, R.P. 1983

The Role of Museums. in Anonymous (Ed) The Results of a Seminar/Workshop on the Archaeological Component of E.l.S. Studies Queensland Department of Aboriginal and Islanders Advancement Archaeology Branch. Brisbane.

Robins, R.P. 1981

A Report on Four Dwelling Sites in South West Queensland. Australian Archaeology 11: 79-90.

Robins, R.P. 1980

Hamburg Creek: The Description of a Site in Southern Central Queensland. Occasional Papers in Anthropology 10:115-123.

Robins, R.P. 1980

Wood Identification of Spearthrowers in the Queensland Museum Ethnographic Collection: An Evaluation. Occasional Papers in Anthropology 10: 50-62.

Robins, R.P. 1980

A Survey of Urban Aboriginal Attitudes to the Queensland Museum. COMA 5: 16-19.

Robins, R.P. and Walsh, G.L. 1980

Burial Cylinders. The Essence of a Dilemma in Public Archaeology. Australian Archaeology 9: 62-75.

Buhmann, J., Robins, R. and Cause, M. 1976

Wood Identification of Spearthrowers in the Queensland Museum. Institute of Aboriginal Studies Newsletter 5: 43-44.



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