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Australian Journey Episode 01: Travelling Country

Indigenous and European perceptions of the Australian landscape, focusing on Burke and Wills' tragic journey of exploration.

Activities

1. How do the presenters view the Burke and Wills expedition? Do you agree with them?

2. What is Ngurra 1, and how do the presenters contrast Aboriginal mapping of country with European map making?

3. Who was Ludwig Becker? Why do the presenters call him 'a truly Renaissance man'?