The findings demonstrate that Australia's earliest known human population consumed a range of plant foods, including those that required processing.
The fires that have devastated Australia began in September. Since then, millions of hectares of land have burned.
Recent research is a testament to the remarkable sophistication and adaptation of the first maritime arrivals in Sahul tens of thousands of years ago.
Diaries were by merchant sailors onboard the Ann & Hope, which traveled to Australia in the 18th century.
Since 1991, 340 aboriginal people have died in custody, and indigenous adults are currently 13 times more likely to be incarcerated than non-indigenous Australians.
Four people died in a school shooting in La Loche, a largely indigenous community where violence is all too common.
Aboriginal paintings are not just art, they are maps, and in them lie the contours of Australia's soul.