Topics: Government policy: North West

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owned by Aboriginal people and recognised as an Aboriginal Place through the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH).


Bringing Them Home Program

1824 - view

Supreme Court of NSW

1825 - view

A ‘punitive party’ of soldiers despatched

1828 - view

Hunter census

1829 - view

From 1831, there are no more free land grants, and the only land for sale is within the Nineteen Counties

1830 - view

War veterans receive land grants

1834 - view

A reward of forty pounds is also offered

1835 - view

Aborigines held an unclear position before the courts

1835 - view

Their cases went for around six weeks

1836 - view

The Land Acts of 1861 allows free selection of crown land and “limits of location” become redundant

1837 - view

A Select Committee of the House of Commons records that the effects of colonisation on the Aborigines of Australia are “dreadful beyond example, both in diminution of their numbers and in their demoralisation

1837 - view

“Protectorate”. He appoints protectors especially in the expanding frontier districts. Their aim is to defend the rights of the Aborigines

1838 - view

Rev Lancelot Edward Threlkeld gives testimony in evidence to a Legislative Council Enquiry on the Aborigines

1839 - view

Aboriginal Protection Policies

1842 - view

Attorney General

1846 - view

parliamentary enquiry on Aborigines

1847 - view

Following a parliamentary enquiry, it is recommended that mounted military police be stationed at North Richmond (on the northern side of the Hawkesbury River)

1850 - view

"Memory", "Letter to the Editor

1856 - view

The Colonial Secretary’s Office authorises a local official to “seize the Bark and dispose of the same by public Auction”