Site Name Stradbroke Island, Moreton Bay
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Noonucal
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -27.399,153.455,0
Date Between 22 Dec 1832 and 31 Dec 1832
Attack Time Daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 6
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M more than 6, F; Probable: M F; Possible: M F; Wounded: M F
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M F; Wounded: M F
Attacker Category
Attacker Details
Motive Reprisal
Type Of Motive
Weapons Used
Narrative Reprisal for Aborignal attack on ship. Carried out by Capt. Cluny 17th Regt and soldiers.
Sources Cluny, 12 Jan 1833 QSA CSL micro 8; Evans 1999: 65 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating **