Site Name Nogoa River
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Gayiri
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -23.905,147.795,0
Date 25 Oct 1861
Attack Time
Aboriginal People Killed 30
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M 30 unspecified F; Probable: M F; Possible: M F; Wounded: M F
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes
Attacker Category
Attacker Details Native police
Motive Reprisal
Type Of Motive Reprisal
Weapons Used Riflemen on horseback
Narrative Reprisal for Cullin-la-ringo massacre
Sources Reid 1980-1:62-82; Bowen to Newcastle, 16 Dec.1861, QSAGov/23 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating ***