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Elliston Reconciliation Monument Wording

Elliston Reconciliation Monument Wording

The District Council of Elliston is currently considering the wording for the Reconciliation Monument which is part of the Elliston Coastal Trail Project. This page is for material and information about this issue.

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Council Documents

20 June 2017 Ordinary Council Meeting

Report to Council —  Elliston Reconciliation Monument Wording(56 kb)

Excerpt from "Across the Bar to Waterloo Bay"(1996 kb)

Report to Council from Dr Timothy Haines(1710 kb)

21 July 2017 Informal Council Meeting

Phil Cameron CEO Speech(16 kb) 

Wirangu Elder Veda Betts Speech(9 kb)

Wirangu Opening Statement(169 kb) 

 

19 September 2017 Ordinary Council Meeting 

 Extract - Minutes from 19 September 2017 meeting(652 kb) *New

 

17 October 2017 Ordinary Council Meeting

Extract - Minutes from 17 October 2017 meeting(566 kb) *New

 

Historical Articles

Extracts from "Fatal Collisions"

-  Introduction: The Violence of Memory(132 kb)

The Elliston Incident(171 kb)

Fatal Collisions is written by Robert Foster, Rick Hosking and Amanda Nettleback and published by Wakefield Press. We thank the authors and publisherfor their kind permission to use these extracts. If you would like to order a copy of Fatal Collisions visit: Wakefield Press  or contact -  Elliston Community and Visitor Information Centre.

Extracts from:  "an Elliston Palimpsest in Eight Texts"

-  'a projecting part of the main'(50 kb) 

Written By Rick Hosking, i ncluding Extracts from Supreme Court, Thomas Horn's evidence September 1849

1842 South Australian Register March 31 Port Lincoln Outrages and murder by the natives(17 kb)

1848 South Australian Friday 21 July Local News(27 kb)

1862 South Australian Register Monday 24 March Mount Joy & Mount Wedge(36 kb)

1877 Chronicle Adelaide Saturday 15 September Early Experiences of Colonial Life No XIX(52 kb)

1898 Chronicle Adelaide Saturday 14 May From Scales Bay to Port Lincoln(35 kb)

1906 Extract from The Real West Coast The Real West Coast(182 kb)

The Real West Coast is written by E W Parish

1908 Register Adelaide Tuesday 21 January Murat Bay in the Early Days(23 kb)

        Evening Journal Adelaide Wednesday 1 July Port Elliston(13 kb)

1911 Register Adelaide Thursday 9 February Wealth of the West Coast, Venus & Waterloo Bays(36 kb)

1924 West Coast Sentinel Saturday 21 June An old massacre revived(16 kb)

1926 Register Adelaide Tuesday 23 February Waterloo Bay from AT Saunders(18 kb)

        Register Adelaide Saturday 27 February Waterloo Bay Massacre(17 kb)

        Register Adelaide Monday 8 March Waterloo Bay AT Saunders(18 kb)

        Register Adelaide thursday 11 March Waterloo Bay from Interested(31 kb)

        Register Adelaide Tuesday 16 March Waterloo Bay AT Saunders(24 kb)

        Observer Adelaide Saturday 27 March Waterloo Bay More Correspondence(29 kb)

        Register Adelaide Monday 29 March Notes & Queries Waterloo Bay(16 kb)  

        Observer Adelaide Saturday 24 April Waterloo Bay from Robert Hull(16 kb)

        Register Adelaide Thursday 1 April Waterloo Bay by Marjorie Kilgour(21 kb)

        Register Adelaide Wednesday 14 April Notes & Queries Goyder Expedition to the Territory Extract(16 kb)

1929 Register Adelaide Monday 7 October Out Among the People by Rufus(13 kb)

        Register Adelaide Saturday 5 October Waterloo Bay AT Saunders(10 kb)

        Observer Adelaide Saturday 26 October Waterloo Bay Massacre AT Saunders(9 kb)

        Observer Adelaide Saturday 26 October This Popgun Affair(12 kb)

        Register Adelaide Thursday 31 October All Quiet on the West Coast front(13 kb)

        Observer Adelaide Saturday 2 November Waterloo Bay Massacre by Florence Willson(14 kb)

        Observer Adelaide Saturday 9 November Waterloo Bay AT Saunders(12 kb)

        Register Adelaide Tuesday 3 December 1929 Waterloo Bay Affair Out Among the People(16 kb)

1931 Port Lincoln Times Friday 19 June Reminiscences of a Pioneer(32 kb)

1935 Chronicle Adelaide Thursday 18 July Mystery Massacre of Aborigines Conflicting versions(48 kb)     

1936 Port Lincoln Times Articles by JD Somerville — Early Days of Eyre Peninsula

18 September    25 September    2 October   9 October   16 October     30 October     13 November    
20 November     27 November

1937 Chronicle Adelaide Thursday 23 September Was There Ever a Massacre(20 kb)

        Advertiser Adelaide Thursday 16 September Discovery of grave recalls story of massacre of natives(14 kb)

        News Adelaide Thursday 16 September Stories of murders and raids in early SA fantastic(21 kb)

1940 Port Lincoln Times Thursday 14 November Murder of Baird and Bairds Bay(24 kb)

1970  Port Lincoln Times Thursday 2 April Waterloo Bay Massacre - Fact or Fiction?(253 kb) 

1970  West Coast Sentinel Wednesday 15 April Aboriginal Massacre At Waterloo Bay Disputed(366 kb) 

1970 Port Lincoln Times Thursday 16 April Council Ban On Massacre Monument(131 kb) 

1970  West Coast Sentinel Wednesday 22 April The Massacre is a Fact(592 kb) 

1971  Port Lincoln Times Thursday 22 April Head in the Oven Story was Cooked Up(463 kb) 

1971   The Chronicle December 3 That Waterloo Bay Story(446 kb) 

1985 Extract from Natural History of Eyre Peninsula Natural History of Eyre Peninsula(1399 kb)

 

Media Coverage

17 October 2017 West Coast Sentinel - Memorial wording has been approved *New

- Chairman Kym Callaghan

10 October 2017 Port Lincoln Times - One final hurdle for memorial wording *New

- Chairman Kym Callaghan

02 October 2017 Port Lincoln Times - Letter to the Editor 

- Steve Woolley

- Penong Miller

26 September 2017 Port Lincoln Times - Letters to the Editor 

- Phil Fitzpatrick

21 September 2017 Port Lincoln Times - Yes to'Massacre' 

21 September 2017 West Coast Sentinel - Massacre wording to stay 

- Olivia Barns

21 September 2017 Port Lincoln Times - Journey to return remains 

21 September 2017 Port Lincoln Times - Nauo Native Title work advances 

14 September 2017 Port Lincoln Times - Letters to the Editor 

- Steve Woolley

12 September 2017 Stab Magazine - The bloody History of Australia's Best Waves 

5 September 2017 Port Lincoln Times - Letter to the Editor

- Richard Ridgeway Lock 

- Jay (Dudley) Gregory Elliston 

31 August 2017 Port Lincoln Times - Letter to the Editor

- Debbie May Elliston 

25 August 2017 Port Lincoln Times - Letter to the Editor

- G. Wiseman Mt Dutton Bay 

24 August 2017 Port Lincoln Times and West Cosat Sentinel 29 August 2017- Letter to the Editor

 

- Ian MacGowen Ceduna

- Chairman Kym Callaghan District Council of Elliston 

17 August 2017 West Coast Sentinel -  Words from the Chairman 

- Chairman Kym Callaghan District Council of Elliston

17 August 2017 Port Lincoln Times - Letter to the Editor 

- Siv Grava Elliston

- Julie Allchurch Elliston

13 August 2017 West Coast Sentinel -  Letter to the Editor 

- Bill Nosworthy 

27 July 2017 Port Lincoln Times -  Local News Article

27 July 2017 Port Lincoln Times -  Letter to the Editor

- Ngahuia Trewartha Port Lincoln

25 July 2017 West Coast Sentinel -  Words from the Chairman

- Chairman Kym Callaghan District Council of Elliston

25 July 2017 Port Lincoln Times -  Elliston Memorial Debated 

- Chris Coote Port Lincoln

- Ian Dudley Elliston

- Siv Grava Elliston

- Phil Fitzpatrick Tumby Bay

25 July 2017 West Coast Sentinel -  Letter to the Editor 

- Denise Little Port Kenny

24 July 2017 Port Lincoln Times - Editorial

11 July 2017 Port Lincoln Times - Letter to the Editor

- Steve Woolley Cummins

04 July 2017 West Coast Sentinel -  Letter to the Editor 

- Jack Johncock Wirangu Kukutha Elder

27 June 2017 Port Lincoln Times - Local News Article 

- Oliver Barns Port Lincoln Times

19 May 2017 ABC News - Waterloo Bay massacre commemorated 170 years later with memorial

- Nicole Gage ABC News

 

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