Site Name Fitzroy River (2)
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Karunbara or Rakiwara or Bayali
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District Port Curtis
Latitude -23.314
Longitude 150.485
Date Between 1 Nov 1859 and 30 Nov 1859
Attack Time day
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 8
Victims Killed Notes Killed: M8 F; Probable: M F ;Possible: M F ;Wounded:M 10 unspecified, F
Attackers Colonisers: Native Police
Attackers Killed 1
Attackers Killed Notes Killed:M1 F;Wounded:M F
Transport Horse
Motive Reprisal
Weapons Used Firearms
Narrative Native police sent out to seek revenge for the Aboriginal killing of a stockman.
Sources QSA COL/A2/1860/79. (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating **