Appin massacre

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 remembered 202 years on

2018-04-10T07:20:32+10:00April 9th, 2018|

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 [...]

Dharawal people remember horrific Appin massacre

2017-12-06T00:23:31+11:00December 5th, 2017|

'Dharawal people remember horrific Appin Massacre', Stan Grant, 'The Point', NITV News, 5 March 2017 Summary: The Dharawal people of south-west Sydney will remember a massacre 200 years ago that still causes debate and pain. It happened at a place called Appin on April 17 1816. Exactly what happened is [...]

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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