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Dispossession
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As soon as the British arrived at Sydney Cove in 1788, they began taking land from the local Aborigines.

Shortly after, as Captain Arthur Phillip's settlement grew, Australia's indigenous peoples began their struggle against dispossession, and started the fight to maintain their relationship with the land.
...land belonging to no-one...
Video
1788
colonial warfare, colonisation, crown land, doctrine of tenure, extinguishment, Land Bilong Islanders, land rights, settlements, sovereignty, terra nullius
Crown Land
Topic
 
colonisation, doctrine of tenure, indigenous Australians, International law, native title, New South Wales, sovereignty, terra nullius
Flash points
Text
1992
colonial warfare, colonisation, Deane, Sir William, dispossession, european contact, Gaudron, Justice Mary, Hawkesbury River, resistance, Sydney
Yirrkala & Gove
Topic
1963-1971
bark petition, Gove, industry, land rights, Marika, Roy, mining, Nabalco, Yunupingu, Galarrwuy
A view of Sydney Cove, NSW
Image
 
aborigines, colonisation, conquest, settlements
Colonial Warfare
Topic
1788-1929
Australia, colonial warfare, colonialism, colonists, genocide, land rights, martial law, massacres, Tasmania, war, Warlpiri
Terra Nullius
Topic
 
colonisation, crown land, doctrine of tenure, First Fleet, New South Wales, sovereignty, terra nullius
Murray Island Annexation
Topic
1879
annexation, colonisation, conquest, International law, Mabo Case, Mer, Murray Island, Queensland, terra nullius
GovernmentAuthority
Topic
1879
assimilation, Mer, Murray Island, Murray Island Council, Murray Island Native Court, Queensland, school
Takeovers
Topic
 
barbarism, colonisation, International law, terra nullius
Terra Nullius & Australia
Topic
 
crown land, dispossession, doctrine of tenure, First Fleet, land rights, resistance, terra nullius
Terra Nullius Defined
Topic
 
terra nullius
The Status Of Australian Colonies
Topic
 
crown land, land ownership, sovereignty, terra nullius
First Contact
Image
 
colonialism, First Fleet, New South Wales, Sydney
Colonisation
Topic
 
colonisation, High Court of Australia, Mabo judgement, terra nullius