Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders were killed until at least 1930, often with police sanction, researchers say

There have been as many as 500 massacres of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia. And mass killings occurred well into the middle of the 20th century, researchers have said.

The disturbing revelations were released by the University of Newcastle on Friday as part of the second stage of its online massacre map, which now covers frontier violence that occurred from the arrival of the first fleet in 1788 to the colonisation of the Northern Territory, South Australia and remote Queensland up to 1930.

Continue reading…

Read More Evidence of 250 massacres of Indigenous Australians mapped

Facebook Comments