Monthly Archives: June 2013

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THE AUSTRALIAN: Mapping the massacres of Queensland Aboriginal society

2017-12-16T09:17:00+00:00

IN October 1890, Archibald Meston, a handsome, slightly scapegrace pillar of the Queensland establishment, felt the time had come for a brisk assessment of the state's dark and conveniently ill-remembered past. At that point in his hectic career Meston was still in his 30s and had already been by turns a wordsmith, a parliamentarian, [...]

THE AUSTRALIAN: Mapping the massacres of Queensland Aboriginal society 2017-12-16T09:17:00+00:00

ABC RADIO NATIONAL The Drawing Room : Queenslands Secret History

2017-12-16T09:18:50+00:00

Wednesday 12 June 2013 7:40PM In the Drawing Room, we speak to the author of The Conspiracy of Silence, the first systematic account of frontier violence in Queensland. Historian Timothy Bottoms follows in the tracks of the pastoralists as they moved across the state in the 19th century. He identifies massacres, poisonings and other [...]

ABC RADIO NATIONAL The Drawing Room : Queenslands Secret History 2017-12-16T09:18:50+00:00

CAAMA RADIO: Frontier history revisted with new research

2017-12-16T03:24:16+00:00

A Queensland based historian has branded the pioneering myth of the early white settlers as a lie. In his book Conspiracy of Silence, Doctor Timothy Bottoms claims that Australia has been let down by historians. Dr Timothy Bottoms Interview: Paul Wyles, CAAMA Radio Click here to listen to interview

CAAMA RADIO: Frontier history revisted with new research 2017-12-16T03:24:16+00:00