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There are many hypotheses about where the Indigenous ancestors first settled in Australia tens of thousands of years ago, but evidence is scarce.

Devin White

Few archaeological sites date to these early times. Sea levels were much lower, and Australia was connected to New Guinea and Tasmania in a land known as Sahul.

Research Assistant Professor of Anthropology Devin White is among the authors of an article in The Conversation describing their research on the most likely routes those early Australians traveled as they peopled the giant continent. Read the full article on The Conversation.

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