Tom Repalust

Tom Repalust holds a Bachelor of Archaeology and a Graduate Diploma of Professional Archaeology from La Trobe University.  

He is currently undertaking a Master of Professional Archaeology at La Trobe University. He is also writing a thesis which focuses on potential differences in use-wear traces on heat-treated and unheated silcrete tools. Tom expects that his thesis will assist use-wear researchers to understand the archaeological significance of silcrete tool use and heat-treatment in north-western Victoria.  

Tom’s primary experience is in Indigenous archaeology, undertaking surveys and excavations alongside Traditional Owners throughout Victoria.  

Tom is a fully qualified ‘Heritage Advisor’ under the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006.