The Queensland Native Mounted Police were a violent organisation set up in the mid 1800s to systematically wipe out the Aboriginal population from Queensland. If you would like to support the podcast, you and Buy Me a CoffeeListen to the lyric
Ngarrindjeri elder Major Sumner tells the tale of two men from the opposite ends of Adelaide society at the turn of the twentieth century. The fates of fringe-dweller Tommy Walker and State Coroner William Ramsay Smith entw
The Queensland Native Police had a devastating impact on Indigenous people across the state. We look at how Indigenous families deal with the unknowns in their family history – unknowns caused by the violence of the Native
Queensland’s Native Police was notorious for its violence against Indigenous people on the colonial frontier. How do descendants of Aboriginal troopers in the Native Police, and descendants of massacre survivors, make sense
In 1824, the British waged war against the Wiradjuri people of western NSW. It was known as the Bathurst War and it shook the new colony. But many Australians have never heard of it, or of the heroic Wiradjuri warrior, Wind
Professor Richard Broome (History, La Trobe University) on the frontier war between settlers and indigenous Australia, focussing on the Myall Creek Massacre.
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This Sunday marks the 180th anniversary of one of the most infamous massacres in Australian history — the murder of at least 28 members of the Wirrayaraay tribe at Myall Creek, in northern New South Wales.