Nobody knows for certain when people first arrived in Australia. According to Aboriginal tradition, they were always here. Scientists accept people arrived more than 50,000 years ago by making a sea crossing, since water has always separated Australia from Asia.
Life at Lake Mungo
Indigenous Australians belong to the oldest continuous culture on earth. Ancient artefacts from Lake Mungo help show us what people ate and how they lived thousands of years ago. Today, the Paakantji, Mutthi Mutthi and Ngyimpaa people of the Lake Mungo region continue their close connections to the land.
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