Appin Massacre Memorial Ceremony

Coronavirus forces Appin Massacre Memorial service 2020 online

2022-10-06T15:10:22+11:00April 20th, 2020|

On 17 April 1816, at least 14 Dharawal men, women and children died in the Appin Massacre in the former colony of New South Wales. The killings, ordered by the then Governor of New South Wales, Lachlan Macquarie, were perpetrated by the military against Aboriginal people in reprisal for [...]

Appin Massacre Memorial Ceremony, 23 April 2017

2017-12-06T02:41:40+11:00November 6th, 2017|

The annual ceremony to commemorate the 1816 Appin Massacre will be held at the Cataract Dam picnic area from 11.00 am to 3.00 pm on 23 April 2017. Hosted by the Wingla Myamly Reconciliation Group and the Aboriginal communities of Macarthur. For more information contact: Ivan Wellington on 0447 581 [...]

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