Summary: At the end of the Slade Lookout Track is "fake" engraving of an emu or waterfowl, and a lizard that is almost directly underneath the bird.

At the end of the Slade Lookout Track is an engraving of what has been described as an emu, waterfowl or goose – it’s thought to be non-Aboriginal in origin.

Emu or waterfowl (believed to be non-Aboriginal in origin) at Slades Lookout

Almost directly underneath is a Aboriginal engraving of a lizard. This may also be fake; it’s provenance has not been verified.

Lizard or goanna at Slade Lookout site

Slade Lookout engraving - Site Summary

Aboriginal Sites by National Park

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