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...
colonial warfare, colonisation, crown land, doctrine of tenure, extinguishment, Land Bilong Islanders, land rights, settlements, sovereignty, terra nullius
colonisation, doctrine of tenure, indigenous Australians, International law, native title, New South Wales, sovereignty, terra nullius
colonial warfare, colonisation, Deane, Sir William, dispossession, european contact, Gaudron, Justice Mary, Hawkesbury River, resistance, Sydney
Yirrkala & Gove
bark petition, Gove, industry, land rights, Marika, Roy, mining, Nabalco, Yunupingu, Galarrwuy
A view of Sydney Cove, NSW
aborigines, colonisation, conquest, settlements
Australia, colonial warfare, colonialism, colonists, genocide, land rights, martial law, massacres, Tasmania, war, Warlpiri
colonisation, crown land, doctrine of tenure, First Fleet, New South Wales, sovereignty, terra nullius
Murray Island Annexation
annexation, colonisation, conquest, International law, Mabo Case, Mer, Murray Island, Queensland, terra nullius
assimilation, Mer, Murray Island, Murray Island Council, Murray Island Native Court, Queensland, school
barbarism, colonisation, International law, terra nullius
Terra Nullius & Australia
crown land, dispossession, doctrine of tenure, First Fleet, land rights, resistance, terra nullius
Terra Nullius Defined
The Status Of Australian Colonies
crown land, land ownership, sovereignty, terra nullius
colonialism, First Fleet, New South Wales, Sydney
colonisation, High Court of Australia, Mabo judgement, terra nullius