First Footprints

The story of how people arrived and thrived on our continent. With startling new archaeological discoveries revealing how the first Australians adapted, migrated, fought and created in dramatically changing environments.

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Season 1, Episode 4 (The Biggest Estate: 9,000 Years Ago To 1788) 1:00:00

Season 1, Episode 4 (The Biggest Estate: 9,000 Years Ago To 1788)

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9,000 years ago people in Australia were learning to manipulate available plants and animals to increase food resources. They transformed an entire continent into a fully sustainable estate, until outsiders arrived. (Final)
Season 1, Episode 3 (The Great Flood: 18,000 To 5,000 Years Ago) 59:00

Season 1, Episode 3 (The Great Flood: 18,000 To 5,000 Years Ago)

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Video 'Season 1, Episode 3 (The Great Flood: 18,000 To 5,000 Years Ago)' of the TV-show First Footprints was broadcasted by ABC1 on Saturday 15 August 2015 at 12:00.
Series 1 Episode 4 The Biggest Estate: 9,000 Years Ago To 1788 (Final) 57:53

Series 1 Episode 4 The Biggest Estate: 9,000 Years Ago To 1788 (Final)

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9,000 years ago people in Australia were learning to manipulate available plants and animals to increase food resources. They transformed an entire continent into a fully sustainable estate, until outsiders arrived.
Series 1 Episode 3 The Great Flood: 18,000 To 5,000 Years Ago 57:28

Series 1 Episode 3 The Great Flood: 18,000 To 5,000 Years Ago

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From eighteen thousand years ago, melting polar ice caps began drowning 25% of Greater Australia. And we meet Narrabeen Man, found under a bus stop on Sydney's Northern Beaches.
Series 1 Episode 2 The Great Drought; 30,000 To 15,000 Years Ago 56:48

Series 1 Episode 2 The Great Drought; 30,000 To 15,000 Years Ago

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For thousands of years people lived with Australia's strange and ferocious mega fauna but all beasts went extinct during the last ice age. Temperatures were 6 degrees colder; it was dry and windy and lasted over 10,000 years.
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