These forests once covered most of the southern supercontinent of Gondwana and remain the most ancient community of vegetation in Australia. Primitive plant groups found here reveal direct links to the birth and spread of flowering plants more than 100 million years ago.

Dorrigo World Heritage National Park, New South Wales

Canon 5D Mk II, Canon EF17-40 f/4L USM, 6, f/13, ISO 100, tripod, circular polarised filter

by Drew Hopper, New South Wales