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'An archived-based overview of the Native Police Force in Queensland between 1860-1910 showing governmental approval of violence against Indigenous people.' - Publisher.

Whilst this work is primarily an historical account of the Native Police, it includes a significant amount of biographical material on the Native Police officers.

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Works about this Work

The Frontier Wars : History and Fiction in Journey to the Stone Country and Landscape of Farewell Shirley Walker , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Novels of Alex Miller : An Introduction 2012; (p. 156-169)
'There are some stories that must be told lest 'none be left to think of them and shed a tear' (Miller, Landscape, 12). The stories Alex Miller is concerned with in Journey to the Stone Country (2002) and Landscape of Farewell (2007) are those of the Aboriginal massacres which accompanied the invasion of Australia. But he also remind us, in Landscape of Farewell, of all such episodes of mass murder, including the Holocaust, but going back through history to the Trojan Wars and beyond. (Author's introduction 156)
Untitled Robert Foster , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Aboriginal History , November no. 35 2011; (p. 237-238)

— Review of The Secret War : A True History of Queensland's Native Police Jonathan Richards 2008 single work non-fiction
Untitled Paul Burns , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 3 no. 7 2008;

— Review of The Secret War : A True History of Queensland's Native Police Jonathan Richards 2008 single work non-fiction
Untitled Paul Burns , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 3 no. 7 2008;

— Review of The Secret War : A True History of Queensland's Native Police Jonathan Richards 2008 single work non-fiction
Untitled Robert Foster , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Aboriginal History , November no. 35 2011; (p. 237-238)

— Review of The Secret War : A True History of Queensland's Native Police Jonathan Richards 2008 single work non-fiction
The Frontier Wars : History and Fiction in Journey to the Stone Country and Landscape of Farewell Shirley Walker , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Novels of Alex Miller : An Introduction 2012; (p. 156-169)
'There are some stories that must be told lest 'none be left to think of them and shed a tear' (Miller, Landscape, 12). The stories Alex Miller is concerned with in Journey to the Stone Country (2002) and Landscape of Farewell (2007) are those of the Aboriginal massacres which accompanied the invasion of Australia. But he also remind us, in Landscape of Farewell, of all such episodes of mass murder, including the Holocaust, but going back through history to the Trojan Wars and beyond. (Author's introduction 156)
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