Plans are progressing to rebury the remains of some of Australia’s most significant inhabitants. But scientists say this will see the potential to learn more about the origins of humanity vanish.
It’s been half a century since Jim Bowler discovered Mungo Lady, which changed the course of Australian history. But now he says the find has fallen off the national radar, leaving a legacy of shame.
New techniques for genetic analysis are helping us build more detailed and accurate stories about the ancient histories of the first Australians.