Summary: A signposted site next to Quarter Sessions Road has an Aboriginal engraving depicting a pair of leaping kangaroos.

The Quarter Sessions Road engraving site (also referred to as the Westleigh Aboriginal Site) was originally part of the Blackfellows Head site, located at the very end of Quarter Sessions Road in Westleigh. The site was partly destroyed by a residential subdivision; intervention by the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) resulted in the re-location of one section of rock containing the two engravings.

14640 Quarter Sessions Road, Westleigh

The site is now located within a small, fenced viewing platform along Quarter Sessions Road. It contains a pair of leaping kangaroos.

AWAT6166 LR Quarter Sessions Road, Westleigh

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