Site Name Whiteside Station Moreton Bay Pastoral District
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -27.265,152.931,0
Date Between 10 Apr 1847 and 20 Apr 1847
Attack Time Daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 50
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M 50-60, F; Probable: M F; Possible: M F; Wounded: M F
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M F; Wounded: M F
Attacker Category Settler / Stockmen
Attacker Details Station owner workers offered damper made from poisoned flour to Gubbi Gubbi people.
Type Of Motive Opportunity
Weapons Used Poison
Sources Thorne, 1876:341; SMH 13 Apr 1847 and MBC 24 Apr 1847
Corroboration Rating ***