Cumeroogunga (Cummeragunja) Walk-Off

Cumeroogunga (Cummeragunja) Walk-Off. 70 of the 350 Aboriginal residents on Cumeroogunga station on the NSW side of the Murray River protest against malnutrition, ill treatment and harsh APB controls. They cross the river and establish a camp on the Victorian bank. On the same day, Jack Patten is arrested at Cumeroogunga and charged by NSW police for inducing unrest. (Australian Museum; Gary Foley’s Koori History website)