We showed a song was 10,000 years old – by looking underwater

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Evidence of the first indigenous Australians has been hidden since the oceans rose – until now. Australia’s first underwater archaeological survey hasn’t just discovered a treasure trove of artefacts, but a completely unexpected and spine-tingling revelation connecting modern day indigenous Australians with their ancestors from more than 10,000 years ago.

Presented at Oceans on December 1st, 2021.

Mick O'Leary
Marine Geoscientist

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