oldest Australians …

At least 50,000 years old. Barrow Island was once a part of the mainland until 7,500 years ago:

UWA researcher and PhD student Kane Ditchfield excavating Boodie Cave, on Barrow Island off Western Australia. Picture: Ingrid Ward

Boodie Cave midden on Barrow Island showing discarded kangaroo jaw bones, turtle shell, stone artefacts, baler shell scoops and heating stones. Picture: Peter Veth

Barrow Island. One of Australia’s biggest oil and gas fields.

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Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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