True extent of colonial frontier massacres revealed as new sites added to interactive map

Monday, 18 November 2019

The true extent of massacres on the colonial frontier of Australia has been revealed by researchers at the University of Newcastle. Around 97 per cent of people killed in these massacres were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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