Site Name Fitzroy River, Rockhampton
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Karunbara or Rakiwara or Bayali
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District Port Curtis
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -23.314,150.484,0
Date 6 Nov 1860
Attack Time
Aboriginal People Killed 8
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M F;Probable: M F;Possible: M F;Wounded: M F
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 1
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed:M F1;Wounded:M F
Attacker Category Native Police
Attacker Details Native Police
Type Of Motive
Weapons Used Firearm
Sources QSA COL /A2/1860.79 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating **