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Melbourne Conversations is a City of Melbourne initiative that uses the forum of free public discussion and debate on popular themes to speak with Melbourne's various communities. We seek to engage with challenging ideas and influence Melbourne's intellectual culture, creativity, liveability, and sustainability.


Tunnerminnerwait & Maulboyheenner: Stories & Connections

March 24th, 2014

Episode 43 of 69 episodes

Aboriginal Tasmanian men Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner were tried, found guilty and hanged in public for the murder of two white whale-hunters. In January 1842, they were the first people to be executed in Melbourne.

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