Site Name Fitzroy River, Rockhampton
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Karunbara or Rakiwara or Bayali
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District Port Curtis
Latitude -23.314
Longitude 150.484
Date 6 Nov 1860
Attack Time day
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 8
Victims Killed Notes Killed: M F;Probable: M F;Possible: M F;Wounded: M F
Attackers Colonisers: Native Police
Attackers Killed 1
Attackers Killed Notes Killed:M F1;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)
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