This theme tells the story of the emergence of life as recorded in the rocks of Australia, through the evolution to multicellular animals in the Ediacaran, the explosion of life in the Cambrian and the development of life through the subsequent geological ages in Australia.
Rocks to show: Stromatolites ancient and modern, Graptolites, Ediacaran fossil slab, Fish fossils, dinosaur trackways, modern megafauna fossils.
Rocks included in this theme
- Fossil fish and plant beds, NSW
- Glossopteris plant fossils, NSW
- Wilkawillina Limestone, SA
- Kalbarri Trackway, WA
- Fennell Bay Fossil wood, NSW
- Bitter Springs group, NT