Australia’s highways are written in the stars

'Australia Night Sky' by R. Scott Hinks, 18 October 2014

Hundreds of years ago, Indigenous Australians navigated trade and ceremonial routes that would, eventually become the country’s main highways. They could use the stars to travel thousands of miles.

Robert Fuller, PhD student in Indigenous Cultural Astronomy at the University of New South Wales, consulted with Ghillar Michael Anderson, leader of the Euahlayi people, to explore this history.

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