Queensland - Connect With The World's Oldest Living Culture
Wanderlust Travel Magazine|July/August 2021
Want to connect with the world’s oldest living culture? Australia’s Sunshine State is a great place to start.
Sarah Reid

It’s better known as the home of the Great Barrier Reef, but as the only place in the world where both of Australia’s Indigenous cultures meet, Queensland’s also one of the most interesting destinations to experience cultural tourism. Seven times the size of Britain, Queensland is today home to around 50 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language groups, with 4% of Queenslanders identifying as Indigenous. Thanks to more than 65,000 years of ancestral knowledge, passed down through generations, the culture continues to run deep in Indigenous communities from the Queensland outback to the tropical isles of the Torres Strait. Now, travel is also playing a role in safeguarding this heritage.

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