Ian J McNiven is Professor of Indigenous Archaeology in Monash Indigenous Studies Centre, Monash University, Melbourne, and a Chief Investigator in the Australian Research Council Centre for Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage. Ian is an elected Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute, and the Australian Academy of the Humanities. Professor Lynette Russell AM is one of Australia's leading historians and an award-winning internationally recognised expert on Indigenous histories. She has published over a dozen books on topics as diverse as museums and museum displays, Aboriginal faunal knowledge, colonial history, and the early Australian whaling industry. She is deputy director of the Australian Research Council's Centre of Excellence in Biodiversity and Heritage, and Kathleen Fitzpatrick Laureate Professor.