In 2013 SBS Television reported the anniversary of the Coniston massacre (or series of conflicts) in which mass killings of Aboriginal people by police and posses of European civilians in 1928 took place in the Northern Territory. That was only about 94 years ago. Read more about what happened at Coniston on SBS News, 8 September 2013 at:

David Batty and Francis Jupurrurla Kelly completed a documentary, Coniston, about the killings in May 2012. For details about this award-winning documentary see Coniston at:

Post updated 6 October 2022.