This chapter discusses and analyses the formation and deployment of Aboriginal Police in Colonial NSW in the Port Phillip and Northern Districts in the years between 1837 and 1859. It traces the history of these first indigenous police units and their role in furthering white settlement beyond the frontiers of the colony. It also describes their overall performance in the service of European settlement.
|Title of host publication||True blue|
|Subtitle of host publication||150 years of service and sacrifice of the NSW police force|
|Place of Publication||Sydney|
|Number of pages||8|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|