New findings reveal humans have been in Australia earlier than we thought

The Indigenous people of Australia have lived there for a very, very long time, but just how long has been a source of contention.
Now there's perhaps a more concrete answer. New evidence published in the journal Nature points to humans inhabiting Australia for 65,000 years — much earlier than the 47,000 years estimated by some archaeologists.
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It's the result of more than 10,000 artefacts discovered at the lowest layer of a site called the Madjedbebe rock shelter, which uncovers some of the complex behaviour of the earliest modern humans. Read more... More about Australia , Human , Archaeology , Indigenous , and Indigenous Australians

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