Northern Territory (NT)

Albert, Trish 2009, Remembering Coniston, Rigby/Pearson Education, Port Melbourne, Victoria. Published in collaboration with the National Museum of Australia.

Charola, Erika and Felicty Meakins eds 2016, Yijarni: True Stories From Gurindji Country, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Canberra

Coniston: one of the greatest injustices of contact history [videorecording] about the massacre at Coniston Station in 1928. A film by David Batty and Francis Jupurruria Kelly, c. 2012. Produced with the assistance of the Indigenous Department of Screen Australia; in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and with the assistance of Screen Territory. Dialogue in Walpiri with English subtitles.

Dewar, Mickey 1992, The Black War in Arnhem Land: Missionaries, The Australian National University, North Australia Research Unit, reprinted in 1995, available at:

Lewis, Darrell 2012, A Wild History: Life and Death on the Victoria River Frontier, Monash University Publishing, Melbourne

McCarthy, Teresa 2008, ‘The Attack at Angkwerl (Anna’s Reservoir) August 1884’, information collated for the Northern Territory Library’s Anmatyerr community history project.

Nettelbeck, Amanda and Robert Foster 2007, In the Name of the Law: William Willshire and the Policing of the Australian Frontier, Wakefield Press

‘Northern and Western Australia, 1824–1834’ in John Connor 2002, The Australian Frontier Wars 1788–1838, University of New South Wales Press

Read, Peter, ‘Murder, Revenge and Reconciliation on the North Eastern Frontier’, History Australia, Volume 4, Number 1, 2007, Monash University Press, pp. 0.91–09.15. A copy of this article, originally accessed on 9 April 2015 is now (20 March 2020) available at:

Roberts, Tony 2005, Frontier Justice: A History of the Gulf Country to 1900, University of Queensland Press, Brisbane

Roberts, Tony, ‘The brutal truth: what happened in the Gulf Country’The Monthly, November (2009), pp. 15–17. A link to the article is at:, accessed on 9 April 2015.

Rogers, Thomas James, ‘William Murray and the Coniston Massacre–A returned soldier’s frontier crimes were probably not a result of his war service’Wartime, Issue 85, Summer 2019, pp. 36–40

Rose, Deborah Bird 1991, Hidden Histories: Black Stories from Victoria River Downs, Humbert River and Wave Hill Stations, Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra

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