History Stories
CATEGORY: Australia
World’s Oldest Message in a Bottle Discovered in a Gin Bottle
March 7, 2018

It was thrown overboard as part of a German science experiment in the 19th century. Read More

The Coolest Historical Discoveries of 2017
December 12, 2017

Here are the 15 most intriguing finds of the year. Read More

Where is Matthew Flinders’ Body?
March 20, 2017

The English explorer, one of Australia’s greatest heroes, is believed to be among some 61,000 bodies set to be exhumed in London to make way for a new high-speed railway. Read More

DNA Study Finds Aboriginal Australians World’s Oldest Civilization
September 23, 2016

An unprecedented DNA study has found evidence of a single human migration out of Africa and confirmed that Aboriginal Australians are the world’s oldest civilization. Read More

A New Language is Born
July 16, 2013

Within the last four decades, young people in a remote village in northern Australia have created a new language and made it their native tongue. Read More