Thursday, 3 July 2014

Kullilli People - Federal Court Australia

The transcript of Smith on behalf of the Kullilli People v State of Queensland [2014] FCA 691 in the Federal Court of Australia appeared here.

The Kullilli people are described as the biological descendants of one or more of the following :-

Joe Barney
Neba Brighton
Daisy (spouse Harry Pilot)
'Gnadollie' Hekel
Ida (spouse Peter Williams, Buckley)
'Mary Ann' Jinnie (spouse William Conlan)
Mary (spouse Harry Barney)
Mary (spouses Chinese, Dick Richards and Alexander Brierty)
'Ippi' Mary (Bob Gray)
Mary-Ann (Billy Phillips)
'Miria' Maryann (Alick, Charlie Turner, Jack Williams)
'Munga' Maryann
Jeannie 'Jinnie' Mossman and Charlie Fitzroy
Dick 'Gunta' Richards
'Kullilli' Rosie and her husband
'Curra' Jack Thompson
'Bunda' Tiger
Tilby and 'Djogo' Hugo
Tinda and Lollipop
Toby and Topsy
Jack 'Norley' Wallace
Monitor Wallace
Harry Willis
Harry Willy-Boy
Monday Willoughby
Harry Barney
Annie Bulloo
Jack Bulloo
Charlie Copra
Trella/Tarella (and her son Albert Hagan).

Some more interesting bits and pieces

Neba Brighton died on 7. 5.1917 at Taroom
In 1909 Neba, a young girl, neglected and ill-treated, was sent from Condamine to Barambah to school and later to Taroom

Charlie Copra was removed from Thargomindah to Taroom in 1918
Charlie Copra (Eringie), widower, mother was Jinny, died on 19. 5.1953 aged 60 years at Woorabinda

Albert Hagan of Toompine was recommended for an Exemption in 1920

Monitor, single, aged 39 years, and a native of the Bulloo River, died on 7. 2.1923 at Bulloo Downs Stn. His brother is Wallace Norley who has a wife and 5 children.

Annie Conlon, born in 1872 at Thargomindah, mother was Willico