Site Name Dawson River
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Mandalgu
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District Leichhardt
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -24.186,149.483,0
Date 10 Dec 1861
Attack Time
Aboriginal People Killed 10
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M10 unspecified, F;Probable: ;Possible:M F ;Wounded: M F
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed:M F;Wounded:M F
Attacker Category Native Police
Attacker Details Native Police
Motive Reprisal
Type Of Motive Reprisal
Weapons Used Firearm
Narrative Reprisal for Cullin-la-ringo massacre
Sources QSA COL/A26/1862/823 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating **