Australia’s oldest known Aboriginal rock paintings
New dating techniques, involving the University of Melbourne, reveal Australia’s oldest known, intact, Aboriginal rock painting – dating back 600 generations.
Australia’s mountains are still growing
University of Melbourne-led research shows the Eastern Highlands of Victoria have been growing at a rate of 76 metres every million years, and are still going.
Human evolutionary history takes a rain check
By dating the rock in between the fossil layers in Africa’s 'Cradle of Humankind' University of Melbourne researchers are shedding new light on our evolution.
The hi-tech archaeological scientists
Archaeological science combines technology and history to answer ancient questions; a new University of Melbourne chair looks to advance those specialist skills
Is this the oldest rock art in the world?
The Kimberley Foundation of Australia has produced a stunning video about a team of scientists and their quest to date ancient Indigenous rock art.