Grahame Walsh 20/9/44 - 18/8/07
Grahame Walsh was born in Queensland, Australia, and was interested in rock art since he was thirteen. He trained as a newspaper photographer, then moved to the country to be near the art he so admired. He was soon taken into the confidence of the property owners, which enabled him to visit many cultural sites not well known.
He joined the Queensland National Wildlife Parks Wildlife Service in 1977 to work in the Carnavon National Park area and was later appointed technical officer (historic sites). He criss-crossed the remote vastness of North Australia in search of pre-historic rock art. Grahame Walsh took thousands of photographs and compiled information which placed him as the world's leading expert on the the Bradshaw Paintings.