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Where can I find information on the Myall Creek Massacre?

Some websites which provide a brief overview include:

The Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts Myall Creek Massacre and Memorial site.

Myall Creek Massacre from the Colin Isaacs Aboriginal Artist website.

The Wikipedia article on the Myall Creek massacre is useful but may contain some inaccuracies.

Primary resources, especially government and legal records, are held predominantly by State Records NSW. Edited records of the legal cases relating to Myall Creek can be found on the Decisions of the Superior Courts of New South Wales, 1788-1899 website published by the Division of Law, Macquarie University. For most of the nineteenth century, law reporting consisted mostly of newspaper reports. The legal cases relating to Myall Creek were R. v. Kilmeister (No. 1) and R. v. Kilmeister (No. 2).

Some print items held here at the Library include:

Waterloo Creek: the Australia Day massacre of 1838, George Gipps and the British conquest of New South Wales Chapter 10 The Massacre at Myall Creek.

Massacre: Myall Creek revisited.

Massacre at Myall Creek: the true story of the murders and their aftermath that changed the face of Australian society.

Papers on the Myall Creek Massacre 1964-1979 (manuscript).

Trove can help you find and get items at libraries near you. See the FAQ What is Trove and how can I use it?

The National Library can provide copies of certain materials and interlibrary loans for registered users. For more information go to our Copies Direct service.

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Last update: 2012-04-18 10:21
Author: General Reference Enquiry