Research funded by the Kimberley Foundation Australia reveals Aboriginal occupation in the North West at 50,000 years ago.

A team of archaeologists led by The University of Western Australia, in partnership with Traditional Owners, has discovered that the remote Drysdale River catchment in Western Australia’s northern Kimberley region has one of the earliest and securely dated sites for Aboriginal occupation in the North West at 50,000 years ago. The site also has evidence

Rock Art Dating-2

Professor Andy Gleadow, Chairman of KFA’s Science Advisory Council and leader of the Rock Art Dating-2 project sums up the last five years of research and labour which is leading to exciting connections between what was going on in the Kimberley and other great art provinces in Australia; and a wonderful collation of research results and

Unlocking Environmental Archives

Research to establish a series of long-duration paleo-environmental and paleo climate reconstructions for the Kimberley region spanning the last 60,000 years has been awarded an Australia Research Council grant of $460,429. The project was seed funded by the Kimberley Foundation Australia. The multi-disciplinary research program Unlocking the environmental archives of the Kimberley’s past is led by Professor

When archaeology and geology combine

Damien Finch is a PhD candidate at the School of Earth Sciences, University of Melbourne and is a member of the KFA’s Rock Art Dating team.  How mud wasp nests help delve into our country’s past. We all appreciate a warm, secure home to go to at the end of the day, and so do mud

A ‘career scientist of exceptional merit, 29 year old Dr Helen Green is the recipient of a major 5-year Research Fellowship

“Australian Rock Art links into a culture that is ongoing and represents one of the longest cultural traditions on the planet. It is amazing to be able to contribute to a research project of this stature” DR HELEN GREEN   A new Fellowship in Rock Art Dating has been awarded to the Kimberley Foundation Australia

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