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

George Rehder

Copied, edited & compiled by George W Rehder 05/08/2020 Languages Bahasa Indonesia English Over just the past few years, new archaeological findings have revealed the lives of early Aboriginal Australians in the Northern Territory’s Kakadu potentially as early as 65,000 years ago, from the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of Western Australia […]

Island-hopping study shows the most likely route the first people took to Australia

George Rehder

The view from Indonesia’s Rote Island towards Australia. Island-hopping study shows the most likely route the first people took to Australia The First Australians were among the world’s earliest great ocean explorers, undertaking a remarkable 2,000km maritime migration through Indonesia which led to the discovery of Australia at least 65,000 years […]

The discovery sent shockwaves through archaeology but the remains of Mungo Man still hold secrets of First Australians

George Rehder

AT A time when Europe was largely populated by Neanderthals, there was an ancient culture of far more sophistication Down Under. Michael Westaway and Arthur Durband, The Conversation Artefacts from Kakadu site reveal new details about the First Australians Skeleton of an Aboriginal man dug up in Lake Mungo in […]

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