For those interested in reading more about Lachlan Macquarie’s relationships with local Aboriginal people, and about Indigenous perspectives of Sydney, please consult the following sources:
Examining Governor Macquarie
- Rachel Perkins and Marcia Langton (eds) et al with Wayne Atkinson, First Australians: An Illustrated History, Miegunyah Press, Melbourne, 2010.
- Nathan mudyi Sentence (2020), ‘Whose history: The role of statues and monuments in Australia’
- David Hunt and Ad Long (2013), Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia, David Hunt, Black Inc.
- John Connor and Ebooks Corporation (2005), The Australian Frontier Wars, 1788–1838, John Connor (rev. ed).
- ABC fact check: Was Lachlan Macquarie a mass murderer who ordered the genocide of Indigenous people
- Stephen Gapps, The Sydney Wars: Conflict in the Early Colony 1788–1817, NewSouth Publishing, Sydney, 2018.
- Andrew Taylor, ‘Clover Moore refers concerns about Macquarie statue to Indigenous panel’, Sydney Morning Herald, 23 August 2017.
Aboriginal perspective of Joseph Lycett’s artwork
- John Maynard, 'True Light and Shade’: An Aboriginal Perspective of Joseph Lycett's Art, National Library of Australia, 2014.
Examining the lasting effects of colonisation
- Sue Daniel, 'Walking in their tracks: How Sydney's Aboriginal paths shaped the city', ABC News Online, 17 May 2018
- Esther Han, ‘Parramatta Native Institution: Aboriginal children remembered 200 years later’, Sydney Morning Herald, 20 January 2015
- Professor Gregory Phillips, ‘The continuing impact of colonisation’, Griffith University
- Edmund Rice Centre, ‘Six ways to stand in solidarity with Indigenous Australians this Survival Day’