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WA rock art dates back 17000 years – Busselton Dunsborough Mail

Australia’s oldest known rock shelter painting has been dated at 17,000 years old in a finding that may unlock greater understanding of Indigenous cultural hi……

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Australia’s oldest known rock shelter painting has been dated at 17,000 years old in a finding that may unlock greater understanding of Indigenous cultural history.
The kangaroo painting was found on Balanggarra country in the northeast Kimberley region of Western Australia.
It is the oldest known painting still on the wall of a rock shelter in Australia.
Researchers from the University of Western Australia and University of Melbourne worked with traditional owners, using radiocarbon dating on mud…

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