Australia's Slave Ship Massacre — Part Three (Season Finale)

In the wake of the massacre, Dr James Patrick Murray makes a series of surprising moves that further his infamy in Australia and across the British Empire.


Listener Desiree Pettit-Keating, of Bendigo Regional Archives Centre, was kind enough to send through an article they did about the Bendigo smallpox outbreak that features in this instalment — and in which Dr Murray played a central role. To read their piece — which has plenty of parallels with Covid-19 — go to:

https://www.brac.vic.gov.au/disease-deja-vu


Season 5 of Forgotten Australia will start in mid-November.


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