Aboriginal stories of sea level rise preserved for thousands of years

Aboriginal stories of sea level rise preserved for thousands of years
The Age, February 14, 2015
By Nicky Phillips, Science Editor

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The sea level around Australia was much lower during the last ice age. Graphic: Monique Westermann.

Long before Botany Bay became Sydney’s main cargo seaport, and long before Captain Cook directed the HMS Endeavour to sail through its shallow waters, the iconic cove was a wetland used by the first Australians.

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Oatley Park From An Aboriginal Perspective

photo.jpg-2Oatley Park From An Aboriginal Perspective Oatley Flora and Fauna
Link: www.youtube.com/watch
Published on Aug 16, 2014

A powerful journey into Aboriginal man David Wright’s life with a combination of historical events, connections of Aboriginal people with Oatley Park, Oatley NSW. A movie coordinated and funded by Hurstville City Council.