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A plaque commemorates at least 14 Aboriginal people of the Dharawal Nation killed in a massacre near Appin, New South Wales on 17 April 1816. Photo Jane Morrison, September 2016

It is 202 years since this atrocity, ordered by the New South Wales military, occurred. A memorial service commemorating the massacre of at least 14 Dharawal people at Appin, New South Wales on 17 April 1816, will be held at the Cataract Dam picnic area from 11.00 am to 3,00 pm on Sunday 15 April 2018.

Read more in the Illawarra Mercury of 6 April 2018 at: http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/5327287/appin-massacre-remembered-202-years-on/

A flyer for the event is also available at: 2018-Appin-Massacre-Memorial-Flyer