New evidence suggests humans may have arrived in Australia 50,000 years earlier than first thought

March 19, 2019 - General

New evidence discovered by a team of scientists in south-western Victoria suggests people may have been living in Australia 120,000 years ago – more than 50,000 years longer than previous estimations.

Credit: First Australians (2008)The team, which includes Dr John Sherwood from Deakin University, has spent more than 10 years investigating the Moyjil site in Warrnambool, Victoria, searching unusual shell deposits and burnt stones for…

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