Northern Territory Aboriginal massacres

Remembering the Coniston Massacre

2017-12-06T06:43:09+11:00December 6th, 2017|

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 nearly 90 years ago. Read more about what happened at [...]

The Untold Story Behind the Wave Hill Walk-Off

2017-12-06T03:27:18+11:00November 6th, 2017|

The Conversation, Felicity Meakins, University of Queensland, updated 20 August 2016 Many Australians know about the Wave Hill Walk-off 50 years ago on 23 August 1966 that led to the Aboriginal Land Rights movement. What is little known is that the walk-off followed eighty years of massacres, killings and ill [...]