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.

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Chris McLennan

Chris McLennan

National Rural Property Writer

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