Yearly Archives: 2020


Pandemics in Cairns & Far North Queensland


Since 1900 Cairns has had at least three serial epidemics. 1st) the Plague of 1900 2nd) 1919 - the returning of troops from the European theatre of war 3rd) was Malaria during World War II in the Pacific The coming to our shores of infectious disease required the fledgling Health authorities to organise. The [...]

Pandemics in Cairns & Far North Queensland2020-08-11T03:40:45+00:00

Weekend Australian Mapping the Massacres


Click here to open PDF version There is no longer any doubt that Queenland's frontier wars were bloody, brutal and aimed at devastating Aboriginal society, writes Nicolas Rothwell.  So where to now? Review in Weekend Australian, June 29-30, 2013 Conspiracy of Silence: Queensland frontier killing times by Timothy Bottoms. [...]

Weekend Australian Mapping the Massacres2020-03-22T05:28:50+00:00