Site Name Morinish, near Rockhampton
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Latitude -23.248
Longitude 150.183
Date Between 1 Jan 1867 and 31 Dec 1867
Attack Time day
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 6
Victims Killed Notes several
Attackers Colonisers: Native Police
Attackers Killed 0
Attackers Killed Notes
Transport Horse
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)
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