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  1. How to get to Australia … more than 50,000 years ago

    ... years ago, from the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of Western Australia by about 50,000 years ago The Conversation Over ... ago , from the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of Western Australia by about 50,000 years ago , and the Flinders Ranges of South ...

    ancient-origins - 25/05/2018 - 23:00

  2. DNA Study Finds Aboriginal Australians are Oldest Civilization in the World

    Australia has one of the longest histories of continuous human occupation ... reveals that they are indeed the direct descendants of Australia's earliest settlers and diverged from their Papuan neighbors about ... 1981 ( CC BY-SA 3.0 ) The early peopling of Australia and the continent's subsequent population history has been a matter ...

    ancient-origins - 26/09/2016 - 00:55

  3. Australia Day or Invasion Day?

    As an Australian, I have fond memories of Australia Day celebrations. I would sit on my father’s shoulders waving my ... of boats crowd the harbour. I was always taught that Australia Day was a day to celebrate the beginning of a great country. At ...

    aprilholloway - 26/01/2014 - 06:51

  4. World's Oldest Axe Fragment Found in Australia

    ... world's oldest axe in the remote Kimberley region of Western Australia. The axe fragment is about the size of a thumbnail and dates back ... Ice Age, this discovery shows us that when humans arrived in Australia they began to experiment with new technologies, inventing ways to ...

    ancient-origins - 11/05/2016 - 21:43

  5. An Ancient Australian Connection to India?

    ... a genealogical connection between the Indigenous people of Australia and India? Darren Curnoe / The Conversation ... a genealogical connection between the Indigenous people of Australia and India? These are questions I’ve spent almost two decades ...

    ancient-origins - 20/03/2017 - 01:09

  6. Diprotodon: The Massive Marsupial that Roamed Australia 5.3 Million Years Ago

    Today, Australia contains many wild and wondrous animals, and not much has changed ... millions of years. The diprotodon is an animal that roamed Australia 5.3 million years ago.  Today, Australia contains many wild and wondrous animals, and not much has changed ...

    Veronica Parkes - 17/09/2018 - 19:08

  7. WW1 Souvenir? Or Proof Ancient Egyptians Sailed to Australia?

    ... coin discovered in a rainforest in far north Queensland, Australia baffles experts, it equally excites a growing faction of people who believe that ancient Egyptians visited Australia in prehistory. While the legacy of an ancient Egyptian ...

    ashley cowie - 04/06/2018 - 18:53

  8. Aboriginal languages could reveal scientific clues to Australia’s unique past

    ... obstruct access to unique scientific information regarding Australia’s ancient geological history, according to a story reported this ... appear to verify recent scientific discoveries regarding Australia’s ancient past. For example, cave art suggests an ancient knowledge ...

    Robin Whitlock - 27/08/2018 - 23:46

  9. Aboriginal Australians Lived in Desert Interior 10,000 Years Earlier Than Thought

    ... that Aboriginal Australians have lived inland in Western Australia for more than 50,000 years. That’s 10,000 years earlier than ... that Aboriginal Australians have lived inland in Western Australia for more than 50,000 years. That’s 10,000 years earlier than ...

    ancient-origins - 22/09/2018 - 02:00

  10. The Australian Yowie: Mysterious Legends of a Tribe of Hairy People

    ... meaning “hairy people”. The Two Yowie Groups of Australia The Kuku Yalanji Tribe of Tropical North Queensland, Australia believes in the existence of this creature. They claim to have ...

    Bryan Hill - 15/08/2018 - 19:12

  11. Oldest and largest concentration of ancient rock art under threat from Australian Government

    ... and archaeologists, the state government of Western Australia has now deregistered the region as a sacred site in order to make ... Archipelago is located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia and is made up of 42 islands and islets, of which Dampier Island is ...

    aprilholloway - 12/05/2015 - 04:10

  12. Aboriginal Australians Co-Existed with the Megafauna for at Least 17,000 Years

    Australia was once home to giant reptiles, marsupials and birds (and some not ... firing  of the landscape dramatically altered ancient Australia’s ecology. One species in particular, the giant flightless bird  ... Aboriginal languages could reveal scientific clues to Australia’s unique past Looking to the Stars of Australian Aboriginal ...

    ancient-origins - 15/01/2017 - 14:55

  13. Fifty Years Ago, at Lake Mungo, the True Scale of Aboriginal Australians’ Epic Story was Revealed

    ... estimates of how long Aboriginal people had called Australia home. The discovery taught us Aboriginal history stretched back to ... Home: There is Still Much He Can Teach Us About Ancient Australia How to get to Australia … more than 50,000 years ago ...

    ancient-origins - 08/07/2018 - 22:56

  14. New Research May Establish Australian Rock Art as the Oldest in the World

    ... with some estimates indicating an Aboriginal presence in Australia some 80,000 years before the arrival of the first Europeans. Prior to ... for rock art is the Kimberley region of north-western Australia, one of the earliest parts of Australia to be settled and an area ...

    aprilholloway - 24/02/2016 - 00:52

  15. Looking to the Stars of Australian Aboriginal Astronomy

    ... there are many rich and vibrant Aboriginal cultures across Australia - with over 400 different language groups, according to one source. ... Aboriginal languages could reveal scientific clues to Australia’s unique past Australian Aboriginals knew of variable star ...

    dhwty - 30/12/2015 - 03:45

  16. Australian Dirk Hartog Island Undergoes $16million Fauna Roll Back to 1616

    One of Australia's oldest sites of pre-European settlement has been successfully ... entire ancient ecosystem from collapse. One of Australia's oldest landing sites of pre-European settlement has been ... ecosystem from collapse. Dirk Hartog Island off Western Australia's northern coast was one of the first parts of Australia discovered ...

    ashley cowie - 16/10/2018 - 14:00

  17. Did Portuguese beat Captain Cook to Australia by 250 years?

    ... a teenage boy stumbled upon an old swivel gun in Darwin, Australia that was found to predate the arrival of the acclaimed Captain James ... Iberian Peninsula, suggesting that the Portuguese reached Australia not only before Cook, but also before the Dutch made the first ...

    aprilholloway - 24/05/2014 - 03:18

  18. Written in Stone: Neolithic Weapons and Tools of the Australian Aboriginals

    ... interest around the globe, especially as this occupation of Australia by successive waves of peoples, precedes any settlements in north and ... Aboriginal languages could reveal scientific clues to Australia’s unique past Australian Aboriginals knew of variable ...

    Patricia Anderson - 01/10/2015 - 03:36

  19. 80 Percent of This Town in Australia Lives Underground!

    ... Pedy was born. Rough opal from Coober Pedy, South Australia ( CC by SA 3.0 ) Initially, Coober Pedy was named as ... who was the first European to have explored this part of Australia, in 1858. Several years later, in 1920, the place was renamed as ...

    dhwty - 13/01/2018 - 21:23

  20. Ancient tools evolved in Australia thousands of years before they appeared in Europe

    Australia receives relatively little attention in academic literature when it ... to examine the capabilities of the ancient inhabitants of Australia would be missing out on an important piece of the puzzle. New ... purposely sharpened or ‘retouched’ stone axes evolved in Australia thousands of years before they appeared in Europe. This suggests two ...

    aprilholloway - 12/04/2014 - 02:59

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