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World-renowned natural history presenter Sir David Attenborough is returning to Australia this June when he will perform a series of live presentations on his life and career on stage for the last time.

The 86-year-old performed Sir David Attenborough - A Life on Earth to sell-out audiences in Sydney and Melbourne for the first time in 2012.

In this year's seven shows of the same name, fans will again have the opportunity to enjoy a first-hand account of Sir David's life in never-before heard stories and how his work filming nature has changed over the years.

Sir David will be interviewed and prompted by Logie-winning Australian TV journalist Ray Martin.

The shows will be the first since the release of Sir David's latest documentary series Africa, which airs in Australia on Saturday.

Africa, which took four years to make, takes viewers to the Kalahari Desert, the rainforests of the Congo, the Great Cape and the Sahara desert.

A spokesman confirmed that this series of shows will also mark the naturalist and broadcaster's final time on the Australian stage.

Sir David's career has spanned nearly six decades, and an estimated 500 million people worldwide watched his 13-part series Life on Earth.

He was knighted by the Queen in 1985 and in 2005 he was awarded the Order of Merit.

  • Sir David Attenborough - A Life on Earth will be presented at the Riverside Theatre in Perth on June 15. Tickets go on sale March 25.

  • David Attenborough's Africa premieres on February 16 at 6.30pm on Ten.