Banivanua Mar, Tracey, ‘Settler-colonial landscapes and narratives of possession’, Arena Journal, no. 37/38 (2012), pp. –198. Abstract at: https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=640442097320602;res=IELLCC
Accessed originally on 9 April 2015, updated link on 20 March 2020. The paper refers to Kalkadoon/Mitakoodi, Queensland massacre history.
Bottoms, Timothy 2013, Conspiracy of Silence: Queensland’s frontier killing times, Allen & Unwin, Sydney
Burke, Heather and Lynley Wallis, 2019, Frontier Conflict and the Native Mounted Police in Queensland Database. doi: 10.25957/5d9fb541294d5. Frontier Conflict and the Native Mounted Police in Queensland: The Queensland Native Mounted Police Research Database–Archaeology on the Frontier is a specific database of archaeological research relating to the Queensland Native Mounted Police that operated from 1849 to 1904. The project was conducted with an Australian Research Council Discovery Project grant from 2016 to 2020. The URL for the project website is: https://frontierconflict.org
This database and website should not be confused with the Australian Frontier Conflicts website: www.australianfrontierconflicts.com.au that aims to document conflicts that occurred between colonists and First Peoples across the States and Territories of Australia.
Burke, Heather, Bryce Barker, Lynley Wallis, Sarah Craig and Michelle Combo, ‘Betwixt and Between: Trauma, Survival and Aboriginal Troopers of the Queensland Native Mounted Police’, Journal of Genocide Research, March 2020, (Taylor & Francis Online) DOI: 10.1080/14623528.2020.1735147
Cadet-James, Yvonne, Robert Andrew James, Sue McGinty, Russell McGregor 2017, Gagu Badhun: People of the Valley of Lagoons, AIATSIS Research Publications an Imprint of Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra
Chambers, Blagden 1988, Black and White: The story of a massacre and its aftermath, Methuen Australia, Richmond, Victoria (previously serialised in Country Life (New South Wales) between 1 June 1926 and 31 May 1927). Deals with contact history, violent conflict between the Queensland Mounted Native Police and First Nations people at Pigeon Creek, Queensland.
Coffey, Renee 2006, Frontier violence in Gin Gin: a history of murder, massacre and myth, University of Queensland Honours Thesis, access available at: https://espace.library.uq.edu.au/view/UQ:319766
Collins, Patrick 2002, Goodbye Bussamarai: the Mandanjanji land war, Southern Queensland 1842–1852, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia. See also https://www.goodbyebussamarai.com
Collins, Patrick J, ‘Richard, Frederick and Robert: Three Militant Walkers on the Maranoa Frontier’, Queensland History Journal, Vol. 20, No. 10, May 2009, pp. 457–519
Connors, Libby, ‘Witness to frontier violence: an Aboriginal boy before the Supreme Court’, Australian Historical Studies, Vol. 42, No. 2 (June 2001), pp. 230–243. Abstract at: https://eprints.usq.edu.au/19452/, accessed on 9 April 2015
Connors, Libby 2015, Warrior: A Legendary Leader’s Dramatic Life and Violent Death on the Colonial Frontier, Allen & Unwin
Copland, Mark 1999, ‘The Native Police at Callandoon–A Blueprint For Forced Assimilation?’, paper presented at the History of Crime, Policing and Punishment Conference, convened by the Australian Institute of Criminology and Charles Sturt University, Canberra 9–10 December 1999.
Dawson, Christopher 2009, The Hanging at the Brisbane Windmill, Inside History (Boggo Road Historical Society), Fairfield Gardens, Queensland
Drake, Jack 2021, Queensland’s Frontier Wars, Boolarong Press, Tingalpa, Queensland
Evans, Raymond, Kay Saunders and Kathryn Cronin, 1988, Race Relations in Queensland: a history of exclusion, exploitation and extermination, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, Brisbane. First published as: Exclusion, exploitation and extermination: race relations in colonial Queensland, Australia and New Zealand Book Co., 1975
Evans, Raymond and Ørsted-Jensen, Robert, ‘I Cannot Say the Numbers that Were Killed’: Assessing Violent Mortality on the Queensland Frontier (2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2467836 or https://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2467836, accessed on 9 August 2014.
Finnane, Mark and Jonathan Richards, ‘“You’ll get nothing out of it”? The Inquest, Police and Aboriginal Deaths in Colonial Queensland’, Australian Historical Studies, no. 123, April 2004, pp. 84–105: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/29456340_’You’ll_get_nothing_out_of_it’_The_Inquest_Police_and_Aboriginal_Deaths_in_Colonial_Queensland
Foley, Fiona 2020, Biting the Clouds: A Badtjala Perspective on the Aboriginals Protection and the Restriction of the Sale of Opium Act, 1897, University of Queensland Press
Foley, Fiona, Louise Martin-Chew, Fiona Nicoll eds, 2015, Courting Blakness: Recalibrating Knowledge in the Sandstone University, University of Queensland Press
Freier, Philip L. Living with the ‘Munpitch’: the history of Mitchell River Mission 1905–1967, PhD Thesis, James Cook University, 1999, available at: https://researchonline.jcu.edu.au/33191/
French, Maurice 1989, Conflict on the Condamine: Aborigines and the European Invasion, Darling Downs Institute Press, Toowoomba, Queensland
Gibbons, Ray 2015, ‘Deconstructing colonial myths: the massacre at Murdering Creek’, Academia online: https://www.academia.edu/12361316/Deconstructing_colonial_myths_the_massacre_at_Murdering_Creek (Murdering Creek is on the southern side of Lake Wyeba near Noosa, south-east Queensland)
Kelly, Roma and Nicholas Evans, 2015, The McKenzie Massacre on Bentinck Island, Mirndiyan Gununa Aboriginal Corporation, Queensland
‘In 1911 a man named McKenzie obtained a government lease which, according to Queensland law, gave him titlehold over all of Sweers Island and a large portion of Bentinck Island. In the 1980s Roma Kelly told linguist Nicholas Evans about the brutal massacre led by McKenzie in 1918 at Rukuthi, for which he was never punished.’
Kerkhove, Ray, ‘A different mode of war? Aboriginal “guerilla tactics” in defining the “Black War” of Southern Queensland 1843–1855’. Paper presented at the AHA Conference, University of Queensland, Brisbane July 2014. Copy available at: https://sovereignunion.mobi/pdf/2016/Indigenous-Resistance-Wars-KerkhoveFINALa-2.pdf
Kerkhove, Ray, ‘Barriers and Bastions: Fortified Frontiers and white and black tactics’, paper presented at ‘Our Shared History: resistance and reconciliation’, Central Queensland University seminar, Noosa, Queensland, 11 June 2015, available at: https://www.academia.edu/13032599/Barriers_and_Bastions_Fortified_frontiers_and_white_and_black_tactics
Kerkhove, Ray 2015, The Battle of One Tree Hill and Its Context, Educational Resource for Jagan Daran
Kerkove, Ray 2016, The Battle of One Tree Hill and Its Aftermath, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/battle-of-one-tree-hill-and-its-aftermath/, a section in Mapping Frontier Conflicts in South-East Queensland, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/
Kerkove, Ray 2016, Breakfast Creek Camp Raids 1840–1860, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/breakfast-creek-camp-raids-1840s-1860s/, a section in Mapping Frontier Conflicts in South-East Queensland, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/
Kerkove, Ray 2016, Brisbane Northside 1840–1850, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/brisbane-northside-1840s-1850s/, a section in Mapping Frontier Conflicts in South-East Queensland, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/
Kerkove, Ray 2016, Corn Fields Raids 1827–1828, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/corn-fields-raids-1827-1828/, a section in Mapping Frontier Conflicts in South-East Queensland, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/
Kerkove, Ray 2016, Hideouts and Bastions of Resistance, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/hide-outs-and-bastions-of-resistance/, a section in Mapping Frontier Conflicts in South-East Queensland, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/
Kerkhove, Ray 2016, Mapping Frontier Conflicts in South-East Queensland, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/
Kerkhove, Ray 2016, Multuggerah and Multuggerah Way, commissioned by Jagera Daran, distributed to Toowoomba City Council for the 2nd Annual Commemoration of the Battle of One Tree Hill
Kerkove, Ray 2016, Pastoral Settlement as Invasion: Invasion By Default, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/pattern-of-pastarol-settlement/, a section in Mapping Frontier Conflicts in South-East Queensland, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/
Kerkove, Ray 2016, Pine Rivers/Sandgate Area 1850–1860, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/pine-riverssandgate-area-1850s-1860s/, a section in Mapping Frontier Conflicts in South-East Queensland, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/
Kerkove, Ray 2016, Resistance and Areas Temporarily Reclaimed: Reclaiming the Land, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/reclaiming-the-land/, a section in Mapping Frontier Conflicts in South-East Queensland, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/
Kerkove, Ray 2016, Rosewood Scrub 1843–1848, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/rosewood-scrub-1843-1848/, a section in Mapping Frontier Conflicts in South-East Queensland, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/
Kerkove, Ray 2016, Stradbroke and Moreton Islands 1832–1833, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/stradbroke-and-moreton-islands-1832-1833/, a section in Mapping Frontier Conflicts in South-East Queensland, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/
Kerkove, Ray 2016, Traditional Warfare and Tribal Alliances, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/traditional-warfare-and-tribal-alliances/, a section in Mapping Frontier Conflicts in South-East Queensland, online at: https://frontierbattle.wordpress.com/
Kerkhove, Ray, ‘Tribal alliances with broader agendas? Aboriginal resistance in southern Queensland’s “Black War”’, Cosmospolitan and Civil Societies, Vol. 6, No. 3, 2014, University of Technology, Sydney at: https://epress.lib.uts.edu.au/journals/index.php/mcs/article/view/4218/4472
Kerkove, Ray, ‘Reconstructing the Battle of ‘Narrawai (Moongalba)’, Queensland Review, Volume 26, Issue 1, 2019, pp. 3–31. ‘Examines skirmishes on Stradbroke and Moreton Islands, south-east Queensland c.1827–1832.’
Kerkove, Ray, ‘Kabi Kabi sites and history of the legendary Mount Coolum (Sunshine Coast), Queensland,’ paper written for Don’t Make History a Mystery, National Reconciliation Week, 2018, The paper can be downloaded from Academia.edu at: https://www.academia.edu/40081355/Kabi_Kabi_Sites_and_History_of_the_Legendary_Mount_Coolum?auto=download&email_work_card=download-paper, accessed 10 November 2021
Kerkhove, Ray and Frank Uhr, The Battle of One Tree Hill: The Aboriginal Resistance That Stunned Queensland, Boolarong Press, 2019
Lergessner, James G 2007, Death Pudding: The Kilcoy Massacre, James G Lergessner, Woorim, Queensland
Mackenzie-Smith, John, ‘The Kilcoy poisonings revisited’, Queensland History Journal, Vol. 20, No. 11, August 2009, pp. 593–605.
Moore, Clive, ‘Blackgin’s Leap’: A Window into Aboriginal-European Relations in the Pioneer Valley, Queensland, Aboriginal History, Volume Fourteen, Part 1, 1990, pp. 61–79: http://press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p72191/pdf/article038.pdf
(In recent years, some places in Australia that bear highly offensive names like this one near Mackay, Queensland are being renamed, although there is some debate as to whether these names should be changed or be left as part of the brutal evidence of Australia’s past history. Queensland Place Names now officially calls this place ‘The Leap’, but the Yuibera name for it is not used. See the Wikipedia entry for more information on the very sad history of this site: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Leap,_Queensland, accessed on 2 May 2021.)
Ørsten-Jensen, Robert 2011, Frontier history revisited: colonial Queensland and the ‘history war’, Lux Mundi Publishing, Coorparoo, Queensland
Reynolds, Henry 2003, North of Capricorn: the untold story of Australia’s north, Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest, Sydney, New South Wales
Richards, Jonathan 2008, The Secret War: A True History of Queensland’s Native Police, University of Queensland Press. This book includes a summary of the Native Police in New South Wales, the Victorian Native Police Corps, Aboriginal police (and trackers) in South Australia and the Northern Territory. The book briefly mentions the question of a Native Police unit in Western Australia.
Richards, Jonathan, ‘“Many were killed from falling over the cliffs”: The naming of Mount Wheeler, Central Queensland’, chapter 8 in Ian D Clark, Luise Hercus and Laura Kostansk eds, Indigenous and Minority Placenames: Australian and International Perspectives, ANU Press and Aboriginal History Inc., 2014, pp. 147–161
Rowland, Michael, ‘Myths and non-myths: Frontier ‘Massacres’ in Australian History–The Woppaburra of the Keppel Islands,’ Journal of Australian Studies, no. 81, 2004, pp. 1–16, available on Academia.edu at: https://www.academia.edu/4622261/Rowland_M_J_Myths_and_non_myths_Frontier_Massacres_in_Australian_history_The_Woppaburra_of_the_Keppel_Islands?email_work_card=reading-history, accessed 1 May 2021
‘The History of the Native Mounted Police in Queensland’, (reprinted with the permission of the Queensland Police Department), Generation, Quarterly Journal of the Genealogical Society of Queensland Inc., Vol. 10, No. 1, September 1987, pp. 7–12.
‘The Wills Tragedy’, The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday 16 November 1861, p. 7
Uhr, Frank, ‘The Raid of the Aborigines: brief overview and background to the poem’, Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland, Vol. 17, No. 12, (November 2001), pp. 559–561. Available at: https://search-informit-com-au.rp.nla.gov.au/documentSummary;dn=200116747;res=IELAPA ISSN: 1447-1345. [cited 05 Jan 18].
Uhr, Frank, ‘September 12, 1843; The Battle of One Tree Hill–A turning point in the conquest of Moreton Bay’, Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland, Vol. 18, No. 6, May 2003, pp. 241–255. Available at: https://search-informit-com-au.rp.nla.gov.au/documentSummary;dn=200305667;res=IELAPA ISSN: 1447-1345. [cited 05 Jan 18].
Uhr, Frank 2009, The Day the Dreaming Stopped: A social history investigating the sudden impact the pastoral migration had in the Lockyer and Brisbane Valleys 1839 to 1846. A coursework thesis by Frank Uhr in partial fulfilment of the degree of Master of Arts, University of Queensland.
Compiled by Jane Morrison 2012–2022. Most recent update 18 April 2022.
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