Joseph J Tovey – A man of many talents !!!

George Rehder

Copied, edited & compiled by JD Schildmann 22/12/2019 A Days Catch – Joseph Tovey Back in 2012 I was contacted by Lois Tovey,  the wife of Errol John Tovey. She had been browsing on the Outback Family History web site and came across the following photograph on the Meekatharra page. […]

Wet cough rate among Indigenous kids in WA’s Kimberley high, but study yields positive signs

George Rehder

ABC Kimberley By Chris Meldrum Updated 19 minutes agoMon 9 Dec 2019,  copied, edited & compiled by JD Schildmann 09/12/2019 A study has found a high prevalence of chronic wet cough in Aboriginal children in four remote communities in Western Australia’s Kimberley region. Key points More than 200 Aboriginal children […]

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 […]

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