Excavations at Warratyi rock-shelter, situated in the middle of this outcrop, suggest people reached the southeastern portion of Australia’s arid interior between 49,000 and 46,000 years ago, shortly after settlers first arrived on the continent.

Humans arrived in Australia 49,000 years ago, archaeologists discover

Tools, pigments, and other artifacts could place humans in the Australian interior 10,000 years earlier than previously thought, say scientists. In a remarkable discovery, a team of archaeologists in Australia has found... Read more »