New Primary Australian History Mysteries Case Studies

Aboriginal people have lived in Australia for thousands of years. There were hundreds of different groups or tribes speaking many different languages. They lived in different parts of Australia – coastal, desert, flat plains and tropical areas.

The Aboriginal people used the landscape for everything – for food, clothing, shelter, tools, medicines and belief systems. But how can we find out what their lives were really like 40,000 years ago? Did they all live in the same way? Eat the same food? Have the same dwellings? Use the same tools?

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