Gold Discoveries Western Australia!

George Rehder

  From reading the historical literature it seems clear that the existence of gold in the state was known well before any of the official discoveries were announced. The information seems to have been deliberately suppressed by the government due to fears that people would abandon their usual employment and […]

Black War

George Rehder

Black War Part of the Australian frontier wars An 1838 painting by Benjamin Duterrau of a Tasmanian Aboriginal throwing a spear Date mid-1820s–1832 Location Tasmania Result British control of Tasmania Belligerents British Empire Indigenous Australians Casualties and losses Dead: 219 Wounded: 218 Total: 437 600–900 dead The Black War was […]

Australian frontier wars

George Rehder

Australian frontier wars New South Wales Mounted Police engaging Indigenous Australians during the Waterloo Creek Massacre of 1838 Date 1788–1934 Location Australia Result British victory Dispossession of land of the indigenous clans Belligerents British Army Native Police NSW Mounted Police Border Police British colonists Regular police forces Indigenous Australians Casualties […]

The ocean is dramatically reshaping Rottnest, forcing major changes to the WA holiday island

George Rehder

By Rhiannon Shine Posted about an hour agoFri 29 Nov 2019, 6:12am copied, edited & compiled by JD Schildmann 29/11/2019 A short-term glamping eco-resort on Rottnest Island could become a test case for future beachfront developments, as the State Government weighs up whether to push back holiday cottages under threat […]

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