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Australian Frontier Wars Podcasts

A curated episode list by
Kelly Chase

Creation Date March 9th, 2021
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For those studying the Frontier Wars, the conflict between the British Colonisers and the First Australians, here is a list of podcasts that focus on that period of history.
  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Archeologists sift through almost two hundred campsites left behind by native mounted police, uncovering the legacy of the Frontier wars.
  6. 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
  7. Professor Richard Broome (History, La Trobe University) on the frontier war between settlers and indigenous Australia, focussing on the Myall Creek Massacre. Copyright 2011 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.
  8. 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.
  9. In June 1838, at least 28 Indigenous Australians were killed at Myall Creek in a devastating attack - What happened when the case went to court?
  10. Mat interviews Professor Jane Lydon about her new book, 'Remembering the Myall Creek Massacre', which sheds new light on one of the most infamous chapters of Australian colonial history.

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