Site Name Brewarinna Fish Traps, Barwon River
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Pooncarie/Parkantyi
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory NSW
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -29.967,146.855,0
Date Between 1 Jan 1861 and 31 Dec 1861
Attack Time Daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 20
Aboriginal People Killed Notes MWC
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes
Attacker Category stockmen
Attacker Details
Motive Unknown
Type Of Motive Unknown
Weapons Used unknown
Narrative Dargin says that men, women and children were killed in this massacre.
Sources Dargin 1976: 57 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating *