Site Name Nogoa River
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Gayiri
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Latitude -23.905
Longitude 147.795
Date 25 Oct 1861
Attack Time day
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 30
Victims Killed Notes Killed: M 30 unspecified F; Probable: M F; Possible: M F; Wounded: M F
Attackers Colonisers: Native Police
Attackers Killed 0
Attackers Killed Notes
Transport Horse
Motive Opportunity
Weapons Used Firearms, rifles
Narrative Reprisal for the Cullin-la-ringo massacre, carried out by native police and stockmen.
Sources Reid 1980-1:62-82; Bowen to Newcastle, 16 Dec.1861, QSAGov/23 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating ***