1843: Battle of One Tree Hill near Toowoomba, QLD, between Aboriginal landowners and European settlers

"In the early years of European settlement on the Darling Downs relations between the two races were mostly friendly. However, by the 1840s relations had turned sour. The European settlers did not understand the indigenous population's deep spiritual connection to the land and so often treated their sacred sites (natural features of the land) poorly.… Read More »1843: Battle of One Tree Hill near Toowoomba, QLD, between Aboriginal landowners and European settlers

1843: Battle of One Tree Hill near Toowoomba, QLD, between Aboriginal landowners and European settlers

"In the early years of European settlement on the Darling Downs relations between the two races were mostly friendly. However, by the 1840s relations had turned sour. The European settlers did not understand the indigenous population's deep spiritual connection to the land and so often treated their sacred sites (natural features of the land) poorly.… Read More »1843: Battle of One Tree Hill near Toowoomba, QLD, between Aboriginal landowners and European settlers