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Law and order on the Queensland frontier

Encounters

Caution: This exhibition and website includes images and names of deceased people that may cause distress to
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


Birdsville

Neale McShane was, until recently, the police officer at the Birdsville police station in Queensland. Here he talks about the history of the police in the colony of Queensland, and their relationship with Aboriginal trackers and the Native Police.