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1794 - North Coastal - view
Broken Bay, first charted by Captain John Hunter in 1789, now carries regular shipping on the Hawkesbury River between Windsor and Sydney.
1801 - North Coastal - view
At the Hunter River, Bungaree joins the Koories and makes his own way southwards to his country on foot.
1818 - North Coastal - view
On Bungaree’s return from the voyage, Alexander Berry cares for Bungaree when beaten up by a drunken man, and writes “I found him a man decidedly of considerable natural talent, faithful and trust worthy”. On his return Bungaree finds that his family group has left ‘Bungaree’s farm’ at Georges Head for the Northern Beaches. In this way they continue their long tradition of moving about their country according to food availability, changing seasons, and for meetings and ceremonies.
1821 - North Coastal - view
Bungaree is living near Newcastle and his clan put on a “Kauraberie” for Macquarie during his farewell tour of the colony. The Governor persuades Bungaree and his family group to move back to Georges Head.