On a rock platform above a tributary of Kierans Creek are two emus. Both are quite weathered, and the full outline of the figures hard to make out. Originally discovered by the “Old Desperates Walking Group”, the condition of the engravings has considerably deteriorated since they were first seen.

AWAT3975 LR Kierans Creek Emus

The largest emu is about 1.2m in length, and the smaller one about 1m.

AWAT3992 LR Kierans Creek Emus

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Aboriginal Sites by National Park

Red Hands Cave, Glenbrook (Blue Mountains)
The Blue Mountains National Park (and surrounding areas along the Great Western Highway) is thought to have over a thousand indigenous heritage sites, although much of the park has not been comprehensively surveyed. The Aboriginal rock sites in the Blue Mountains include grinding grooves, stensils, drawing and rock carvings.
Over 40 sites have been recorded within the park; many were located along the river bank and were flooded by the building of the weir in 1938.
The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area protects over 3,000 known Aboriginal heritage sites, and many more which are yet to be recorded. This area includes the Blue Mountains National Park, Gardens of Stone, Wollemi National Park and Yengo National Park.