For decades Geoff King protected Indigenous heritage sites. Four years after his death, the property is in their hands

The coastline that borders King’s Run in northwestern Tasmania is speckled with middens. The dense shell deposits poke out from the dunes beside disused four-wheel-drive tracks and rock formations. The pebble-lined shore once housed seal hides and more middens can be seen near the depressions that show where huts once sat.

Elsewhere on the property, a burial site houses the bones of long-dead Tarkanya people.

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