Publications

The following publications derive from this project:

The following student theses or major reports derive from this project:

  • Bateman, L. 2020 Aboriginal-European Interaction on the Queensland Frontier: An Archaeological Study of the Boralga Native Mounted Police Camp, Cape York Peninsula. Unpublished PhD thesis, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba.
  • Pagels, A. 2019 Weapons of the Queensland Native Mounted Police 1859-1904.  Unpublished report prepared for ARCH8404 Directed Study in Archaeology graduate topic in the Department of Archaeology, College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide.
  • Artym, U.F. 2018 Profiling the Police: Exploring Officer-Trooper Interactions in the Queensland Native Mounted Police.  Unpublished BArch(Hons) thesis, College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide.

Previous papers of direct relevance to this project written by members of our research team:

And here is a non-peer-reviewed overview of our project:

Conference presentations deriving from this project to date (January 2020) include the following:

  • Pagels, A., H. Burke L.A. Wallis, B. Barker and N. Cole 2019 Weapons of the Queensland Native Mounted Police. Unpublished paper presented at the Australian Archaeological Association Annual Conference, Gold Coast, December 2019.
  • Barker, B., L.A. Wallis, H. Burke, N. Cole, K. Lowe, L. Bateman, U. Artym and A. Pagels 2019 The archaeology of the ‘Secret War’: the material evidence of conflict on the Queensland frontier 1849–1901. Unpublished paper presented at the Australian Archaeological Association Annual Conference, Gold Coast, December 2019.
  • Cole, N., L.A. Wallis, H. Burke, B. Barker and L. Harrigan 2019 Cooktown ironwoods in the Frontier War: archaeology of a unique assemblage of culturally modified trees at Boralga Native Mounted Police Camp, Cape York Peninsula. Unpublished paper presented at the Australian Archaeological Association Annual Conference, Gold Coast, December 2019.
  • Wallis, L.A. H. Burke, B. Barker, N. Cole, L. Bateman, U. Artym, T. Pagels, A. Madden, E. Hatte, Col McLennan and Iain Davidson 2018 The archaeology of the ‘secret war’ in colonial Queensland, 1849 to 1904. Unpublished paper presented at the Archaeology of War conference, Sydney, June 2018.
  • Burke, H., B. Barker, N. Cole, L.A. Wallis, I. Davidson and E. Hatte 2017 The Queensland Native Police and strategies of recruitment on the frontier 1849–1901. Unpublished paper presented at the AAS/ASA/ASAANZ 2017 Shifting States Conference, Adelaide, December 2017.
  • Bateman, L., B. Barker, H. Burke, L.A. Wallis, N. Cole and E. Hatte 2017 Domesticity on the frontier: an investigation of daily life at a Queensland Native Police Camp. Unpublished paper presented at the Australian Archaeological Association Annual Conference, Melbourne, December 2017.
  • Lowe, K.M., H. Burke, L.A. Wallis, B. Barker, N. Cole and E. Hatte 2017 The archaeological signature of ‘ant bed’ mound floors in the northern tropics of Australia: a case study on the Boralga Native Mounted Police Camp, Cape York Peninsula. Unpublished paper presented at the Australian Archaeological Association Annual Conference, Melbourne, December 2017.
  • Madden, A., K. Lowe, L.A. Wallis, H. Burke, B. Barker, N. Cole and E. Hatte 2017 Where crossroads meet: Investigating the spatio-temporal interactions of the Queensland Native Mounted Police and telegraphic communications. Unpublished paper presented at the Australian Archaeological Association Annual Conference, Melbourne, December 2017.
  • Wallis, L.A., N. Cole, B. Barker, H. Burke, K. Lowe, I. Davidson and E. Hatte 2016 Rewriting the history of the Native Mounted Police in Queensland. Unpublished paper presented at the Australian Archaeological Association Annual Conference, Terrigal, December 2016.
  • Cole, N., B. Barker, L.A. Wallis, H. Burke, I. Davidson, E. Hatte and K. Lowe 2016 An archaeological study of Indigenous and cross-cultural exchanges at Boralga Native Mounted Police Camp, Cape York, Qld. Unpublished paper presented at the Colonial Formations: Connections and Collisions Conference, University of Wollongong, 25 November 2016.
  • Wallis, L.A., H. Burke, B. Barker, K. Lowe, I. Davidson, N. Cole and E. Hatte 2016 The archaeology of the Native Mounted Police in Queensland. Unpublished paper presented in the Talking Heads Seminar Series, Nulungu Research Institute, University of Notre Dame Australia, 18 October 2016.
  • Wallis, L.A., H. Burke, B. Barker, K. Lowe, I. Davidson, N. Cole and E. Hatte 2016 The archaeology of the Native Mounted Police in Queensland. Unpublished paper presented in the Working Paper in Archaeology seminar series at the University of Western Australia, 31 March 2016.