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My Journey to Myall Creek

2019-04-24T00:26:33+00:00

On my way to Canberra from Cairns, I visited the Myall Creek site in 2009. Back in 2014 I was contacted by the Friends of Myall Creek to be the Guest Speaker on 10th June, to remember the massacre there in 1838 - a 176 years ago (in 2019, it's [...]

My Journey to Myall Creek 2019-04-24T00:26:33+00:00

Bama Bulmba: Aboriginal Rainforest Homelands, Cairns Region

2018-11-12T15:27:28+00:00

Click here to open PDF version The rediscovery of the Aboriginality of the landscape opens a fascinating and exciting new perspective on our Australian history. The Rainforest Aboriginal Homeland's map (Bama Bulmba) of the Cairns Region, FNQ gives an approximate indication of tribal boundaries for our area. Some prominent features from [...]

Bama Bulmba: Aboriginal Rainforest Homelands, Cairns Region 2018-11-12T15:27:28+00:00

MEDIA RELEASE: Dr Timothy Bottoms publishes results of extensive research

2017-12-16T08:42:48+00:00

PAPER PUBLISHED JULY 2017: Genocide in Colonial Queensland, Australia   PDF VERSION Queensland's Genocide Experience on the 19th Century frontier, Hidden in the 20th, acknowledged in the 21st (?) https://www.crikey.com.au/2017/07/07/online-map-of-aboriginal-massacres-evinces-the-shocking-truth-of-colonial-violence/ Dr Timothy Bottoms, Senior Historian with NQ Research Associates has published his latest academic paper, which effectively argues that the violence on [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Dr Timothy Bottoms publishes results of extensive research 2017-12-16T08:42:48+00:00

Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society review – Conspiracy of Silence

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

Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society Volume 100 Issue 1 (Jun 2014) The conspiracy of silence: Queensland's frontier killing times [Book Review] Bennett, Michael Abstract: Review(s) of: The conspiracy of silence: Queensland's frontier killing times, by Timothy Bottoms, Allen and Unwin, Crows Nest NSW, 2013, xxv + 258 pages; ISBN 978 1 74331 382 4. [...]

Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society review – Conspiracy of Silence 2017-12-16T03:24:16+00:00

MEDIA RELEASE – 3 June 2016

2017-12-16T07:56:19+00:00

The History of CAIRNS has been nominated for the 2016 Queensland Literary Award. CAIRNS, City of the South Pacific, A History 1770-1995 written by local author, Dr Tim Bottoms, has been nominated for the Premiers Award for a work of state significance. The 600 page book has enjoyed outstanding reviews, with renowned Australian historian, Professor [...]

MEDIA RELEASE – 3 June 2016 2017-12-16T07:56:19+00:00