Rare bone tool artefact revealed

Analysis of a crafted bone point unearthed on Ngarrindjeri country in South Australia is shedding new light on the behaviour and tool use of First Nations Australians, according to a new paper published in the journal Australian Archaeology. The point was crafted out of kangaroo or wallaby bone, and later discarded or lost in the … Continue reading Rare bone tool artefact revealed

A looming water supply disaster

The frequency of water restrictions in Australia is set to treble by the end of the century after modelling showed climate change will significantly reduce inflows into catchment areas. UNSW Sydney engineers say reservoir reliability – or the frequency with which a reservoir can supply surrounding urban or rural populations without invoking water restrictions – … Continue reading A looming water supply disaster