Indigenous rock shelter in Top End pushes Australia's human history back to 65,000 years

28 Jul 2017


New excavations of a rock shelter near Kakadu National Park indicate humans reached Australia at least 65,000 years ago — up to 18,000 years earlier than archaeologists previously thought. Please visit the link to the ABC Coverage for further information:,000-years/8719314


About the Presenter

Associate Professor Chris Clarkson, Archaeology, School of Social Science, The University of Queensland







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