Site Name Morinish, near Rockhampton
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -23.248,150.183,0
Date Between 1 Jan 1867 and 31 Dec 1867
Attack Time Daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 6
Aboriginal People Killed Notes several "quiet" Aboriginal people'
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes
Attacker Category Native police
Attacker Details Native police
Motive Opportunity
Type Of Motive Opportunity
Weapons Used firearms
Narrative Native police led by sub-Inspector Myrtil Aubin killed 'several "quiet" Aboriginal people' at Morinish, near Rockhampton. Aubin was dismissed by Exec. Council.
Sources Richards 2008:48; (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating **