Born to be wild: Hidden world of Aboriginal Australia

The Bawaka beach in indigenous-owned Arnhem Land. PHOTO: CAROLYN BEASLEY
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"You're heading into the wild now," says Ms Rachel Albers, our driver and operations manager for indigenous-owned tour company, Lirrwi Tourism.

A gate is unlocked, and our four-wheel-drive bus rumbles through. She offers some music and my ears anticipate serene sounds, perhaps something indigenous.

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