Aboriginal hair shows 50,000 year connection to Australia
DNA in hair samples collected from Aboriginal people across Australia in the early to mid-1900s has revealed that populations have been continuously present in the same regions for up to 50,000 years -- soon after the peopling of Australia. Ref. Source 4y.
Could Australia soon recognise sovereigns other than the Queen? It's the last ex-British colony to not ratify a treaty with its First Nations people, but that may be changing. Source 3k.
Backlash over ‘disgusting’ figurines. An Aussie bargain shop chain has been forced to remove a bizarre product from its shelves after copping a major backlash on social media. Source 9m.