Australia- colonisation

Admiral Arthur Phillip (11 October 1738 – 31 August 1814) was a British Royal Navy officer who served as the first governor of the Colony of New South Wales. Phillip was educated at Greenwich Hospital School from June 1751 until December 1753. He then became an apprentice on the whaling ship Fortune. With the outbreak of theContinue reading “Australia- colonisation”

The Misrepresentations of the Massacre Map

Peter O’Brien Quadrant Online 30th August 2022 The colonisation of the Australian continent was a traumatic and damaging event for the Aboriginal people of the time. Almost alone in the world, they had maintained a stone age culture virtually unchanged for thousands of years. That was not because their culture was inherently superior or moreContinue reading “The Misrepresentations of the Massacre Map”