Discovery pushes back Aboriginal occupation

Chris McLennan
By Chris McLennan
Updated May 19 2017 - 4:47am, first published 4:31am
Professor Peter Veth at the Barrow Island excavation site.

A team of international archaeologists has confirmed evidence from a remote cave in Australia’s north west that pushes back human occupation of Australia to around 50,000 years ago.


Chris McLennan

Chris McLennan

National Rural Property Writer

ACM national rural property writer based in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. Career journalist. Multi award winner.