Site Name Whiteside Station, Moreton Bay PD
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Buyibara or Yugarabul
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -27.251,152.909,0
Date 15 Apr 1858
Attack Time Daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 6
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M at least 6 including 1 Native Police Trooper, F; Probable: M F; Possible: M F; Wounded: M F
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 1
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M 1; F; Wounded: M F
Attacker Category
Attacker Details
Motive Reprisal
Type Of Motive
Weapons Used Firearms, carbines
Notes
Narrative Reprisal for Ninghy Ninghy (language groups Buyibara or Yugarabul) attack on Native Police patrol in which one trooper was killed. Carried out by Lt Williams and 8 Native Police troopers.
Sources Wickham to Col Sec, April 21, 1858, 1/no.58/1492, QSA, Col.Sec: Letters received re Moreton Bay 1858, A2/39; Moreton Bay Courier, April 24, 1858 - https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/page/543482; Connors 2015: 83 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating ***