Summary: A shelter near Woy Woy Tip, with over 15 hand stencils defaced by a modern charcoal drawing of a kangaroo and names spray painted over the art.

Near what was once a quarry and is now the Woy Woy Tip is a beautifully shaped, deep shelter.

Within the shelter are a number of hand stencils, as well as a kangaroo which is not of Aboriginal origin. The stencils have been defaced by both the modern kangaroo painting, and named spray painted on the cave walls.

AWAT3378 LR Woy Woy Tip Stencil Shelter

There are at least 15 hand stencils, in white and red ochre.

Woy Woy Tip Stencil Shelter - Site Summary

Aboriginal Sites by National Park

Over a hundred Aboriginal sites have been recorded in the Hornsby region, with many of these in the Berowra Valley National Park and around the suburb of Berowra.
There are about 300 recorded Aboriginal heritage sites in Wollemi National Park, with the rugged and remote environment meaning many sites are yet to be "discovered" and recorde.
Located to the north-west of Sydney, just south of the Dharug and Yengo National Parks, Maroota has a high concentration of (known) Aboriginal sites. Many more Aboriginal heritage sites are located in the Marramarra National Park. The original inhabitants of the area were the Darug people.
There are over 350 Aboriginal engraving and sites recorded in the Central Coast region, many of these in the Brisbane Water National Park.
Many sites Aboriginal engraving sites across the inner suburbs of Sydney have been destroyed or are very weatheredl. The sites which remain are isolated from their natural environment.
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