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The 2011 discovery of the Nawarla Gabarnmang charcoal drawing (dated to 26,000 BCE) in the north of the country is a step in this direction, (as is the Sulawesi Cave art - see below) but the rock paintings in the Kimberley region of Western Australia - as well as UNESCO listed sites at Uluru and Kakadu in the Northern Territory, Kimberley and the Burrup (Murujuga) Peninsula in Western Australia - are also under investigation by researchers using the latest dating methods, including thermoluminescence as well as Uranium-Thorium (U/Th) and cosmic radiation techniques.This course explores some of the key themes and capabilities of cultural competence by exploring Aboriginal experiences and narratives of Sydney.Scholarships for Semester 1, 2017 are now closed with the exception of 'David Southon Property' and 'NSW Department Planning and Environment'.• Introduction • Types • Characteristics • Dating • History/Chronology • Ubirr Rock Art (Northern Australia) • Burrup Peninsula Rock Art (Western Australia) • Bradshaw Rock Paintings (Western Australia) • Sydney Rock Engravings (NSW) • Collections Hand Stencil Painting. Handprints and cupules are believed to constitute the oldest forms of aboriginal parietal art in Australia, dating perhaps to 40,000 BCE.There are also many historical images that portray Aboriginal people in a variety of contexts, but only a limited number of the implements, weapons and other items of material culture (such as spears, shields, clubs) that were collected in the very early years of the colony survive.These are mainly in overseas museums, for example in England and Russia, with few in Australia.

There is also some information about their belief systems and religious ceremonies, including those associated with the engraved and painted images found on rock-platforms and in rock-shelters respectively.However, this remains unconfirmed by carbon-dating results.Australian Aboriginal rock art may be the oldest Stone Age art on the planet.The day became a public holiday in 1818 (its 30th anniversary).Since 1994 all states and territories celebrate Australia Day together on the actual day.