Site Name Woolgar River
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Ngawun
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District Burke
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -19.891,142.339,0
Date 30 Oct 1863
Attack Time
Aboriginal People Killed 12
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M 12 F;Probable: M F; Possible: M F ;Wounded: 20, unspecified
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M F; Wounded: M F
Attacker Category Native Police
Attacker Details A party of Native Police led by Walker
Motive To clear region for settlers
Type Of Motive Dispersal
Weapons Used Firearm
Sources Walker, 1863 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating **