Myall Creek Massacre: The Trial That Defined A Nation

2019-12-13T18:07:14+11:0013 December 2019|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In 1838, eleven convicts and former convicts were put on trial for the brutal murder of 28 Aboriginal men, women and children at Myall Creek in New South Wales. The trial created an enormous amount of controversy because it was almost unknown for Europeans to be charged with the murder of Aborigines. It would become [...]

Mark Tedeschi – Myall Creek Massacre: The trial that defined a nation

2019-11-27T12:57:03+11:002 October 2019|Categories: Function, Mark Tedeschi|Tags: , |

SPEAKER:     Mark Tedeschi AM QC (Author of Murder at Myall Creek: The Trial That Defined a Nation) DATE:             Thursday 17 October 2019 *Book from 3 October 2019** TIME:              5.30 for 6pm     LIGHT REFRESHMENTS  TOPIC:            TOPIC:          Myall Creek Massacre: The trial that defined a nation VENUE:          The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, [...]

Kidnapping for Ransom – The Graeme Thorne Tragedy

2015-12-22T00:00:00+11:0022 December 2015|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

When eight-year-old Graeme Thorne was kidnapped on his way to school, in July 1960, Australia was gripped with fear and loathing. Just weeks earlier, Graeme’s parents had won a fortune in the Opera House Lottery and this had attracted the attention of the perpetrator, Stephen Bradley. Mark Tedeschi QC is an Australian barrister, law professor, photographer [...]

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