Ancient Australia

Australian History Mysteries
– Lake Mungo archaeological site in southern NSW. Case study help students to understand what Lake Mungo was, and how it became what it is today. From National Museum of Australia. Password required – ask at Library.

Bruce Pascoe: Aboriginal agriculture, technology and ingenuity
– examination of the journals of the early explorers has found evidence of a complex civilisation that was using sophisticated technologies to live, farm and manage the land. From ABC Splash!

Lake Mungo

Lake Mungo is the site of the oldest human remains in Australia. From NSW Department of Education

Mungo Man and Lady
Ancient Australia
Aboriginal rock art

Identifying Aboriginal sites
– Aboriginal occupation sites are places that show that Aboriginal people lived in an area. Describes different types of  Aboriginal sites and includes video. From NSW Aboriginal Heritage Office

Map of Indigenous Australia
– shows location of  Aboriginal groups. From AIATSIS

Reference

Nijenhuis, P 2008Aboriginal rock art at Nourlangie RockPhotographFlickr, viewed 8 May 2021, <https://www.flickr.com/photos/59446027@N00/2924923784/>, Creative Commons license: <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/>.