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Mapping the massacres of Queensland Aboriginal society

'Conspiracy Of Silence' - Blood baths of the past by Dr T Bottoms
The Queensland frontier was more violent than any other Australian colony. Dr Bottoms uses new original research in his book to expose the Queensland massacres.
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Fighting for land nothing new for First Nations elder

Inside the killing fields of Queensland

Illustation: Michael Perkins Source: The Australian

Richard Fotheringham The Australian
06 October 2010

The discovery of a memoir by Steele Rudd's father sheds light on the murderous collision between settlers and Aborigines on the Darling Downs

European settlement in Australia was bloody brutal. The idea that on small or imagined provocation you had to kill Aborigines indiscriminately was tacitly acknowledged throughout the immigrant rural communities: "how else could the land be made safe for settlers and their families?"

Here is a book review that reveals a few historical records of southern Queensland's frontier wars. An uncomfortable silence still hangs over the most controversial issue in Australian colonial history. Read more about Inside the killing fields of Queensland

First Nations rock art is at risk

Australia's First peoples worse off than 40 years ago

"Remembering the past to understand the present and create a new future"

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