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Elliston Reconciliation Monument Wording

The District Council of Elliston is currently considering the wording for the Reconciliation Monument which is part of the Elliston Coastal Trail Project. This page is for material and information about this issue.


Council Documents

20 June 2017 Ordinary Council Meeting

Report to Council —  Elliston Reconciliation Monument Wording(56 kb)

Excerpt from "Across the Bar to Waterloo Bay"(1996 kb)

Report to Council from Dr Timothy Haines(1710 kb)

21 July 2017 Informal Council Meeting

Informal Council Meeting Phil Cameron CEO Speech(16 kb)*New

Informal Council Meeting Veda Betts Speech (9 kb)* New



Historical Articles

Extracts from "Fatal Collisions" Introduction(114 kb), Recalling the Elliston Incident(681 kb)

Fatal Collisions is written by Robert Foster, Rick Hosking and Amanda Nettleback and published by Wakefield Press. We thank the authors and publisherfor their kind permission to use these extracts. If you would like to order a copy of Fatal Collisions visit: Wakefield Press

1898 Chronicle Adelaide Saturday 14 May From Scales Bay to Port Lincoln(35 kb)

1906 Extract from The Real West Coast The Real West Coast(182 kb)*New

The Real West Coast is written by E W Parish

1908 Register Adelaide Tuesday 21 January Murat Bay in the Early Days(23 kb)

1936 Port Lincoln Times Articles by JD Somerville — Early Days of Eyre Peninsula

18 September    25 September    2 October   9 October   16 October     30 October     13 November    
20 November     27 November

1985 Extract from Natural History of Eyre Peninsula Natural History of Eyre Peninsula(1399 kb)*New


Media Coverage

27 July 2017 Port Lincoln Times Wording Clash(2979 kb)

27 July 2017 Port Lincoln Times Editorial

27 July 2017 Port Lincoln Times Letter to the Editor 27 July(270 kb)* New

11 July 2017 Port Lincoln Times Letter to the Editor 11 July(449 kb)* New

27 June 2017 Port Lincoln Times 'Massacre' questioned(771 kb)

19 May 2017 ABC News Waterloo Bay massacre commemorated 170 years later with memorial


District Council of Elliston
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Elliston SA 5670
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