Aboriginal archaeological discovery in Kakadu rewrites the history of Australia

By Tony Wright
Updated June 28 2018 - 1:26pm, first published July 20 2017 - 12:00am
Traditional owners May Nango and Mark Djanjomerr with a stone axe found at the site. Photo: Glenn Campbell
Traditional owners May Nango and Mark Djanjomerr with a stone axe found at the site. Photo: Glenn Campbell

Jabiru, Northern Territory: Aboriginal people have lived in Australia for a minimum of 65,000 years, a team of archaeologists has established - 18,000 years longer than had been proved previously and at least 5000 years longer than had been speculated by the most optimistic researchers.

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