Site Name Manumbar Station, Burnett River region
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Waka Waka
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -26.367,152.361,0
Date Between 1 Jan 1861 and 31 Dec 1861
Attack Time Daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 10
Aboriginal People Killed Notes
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 carbines
Narrative R R Morisset and a detachment of native police shot and killed at least 10 Aboriginal people near Manumbar Station, 50 kms south east of Murgon.
Sources QPLA 1861; Bottoms 2013:6, 51 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating **