Summary: A small Aboriginal engraving site in thick scrub, which includes a fsh and an emu in an unusual pose.

This group of Aboriginal engravings is on a small rock in dense scrub above the Waratah Track. The figures include a fish, and an emu “posed with its head forward and and its leg sloped backward in an unusual manner for the emu apparently indicating that it is walking”.

AWAT2089 LR 1 Waratah Trail Emu

Waratah Trail Emu - Site Summary

Aboriginal Sites by National Park

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