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Myrtle Napurrurla Dixon

Myrtle and her family were found
by Constable Murray but
were let go.


Tommy Kngwarreye Thompson

Tommy's older brothers and father were killed during Coniston. He is also nephew to Murray's trackers Major and Skipper.

Dinny Jampijinpa Nolan


Dinny was a survivor of the Coniston Massacre. He witnessed several
family members being killed. He passed away in 2011.


Audrey Nangala Rankine


Audrey and her sisters were told about the Coniston Massacre by their mother. Their mother and grandmother were separated
during the Coniston killings and their grandfather was shot.

Albert (Muk Muk) Jakamarra Wilson

Warlpiri and Anmatyerr

Jakamarra was the son of Alec Wilson, one of Murray's
trackers and the discoverer of  Brooks' body.
Jakamarra passed away in 2011.


Jack Jangala Cook
Warlpiri and Anmatyerr


Jack is Bullfrog's grandson.

Henry Jakamarra Cook

Henry is a survivor of the Coniston killings. He hid with Bullfrog.


Coral Napangardi Gallagher

Coral was niece to Bulllfrog's
promised wife Marja, and heard
the story of the killing of
Brooks directly from Marja.


Harry Jakamarra Nelson

Harry is nephew to Bullfrog.


Ned Jungarrayi Kelly

Ned's father was killed during the Coniston killings.


Dora Napaljarri Kitson

Dora's father was caught by Murray but managed to escape.


Johnny Jupurrurla Nelson

Johnny's father was killed in the massacre. Johnny survived due to the actions of his mother who hid him in a coolamon in long grass.

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Coniston on iView

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Coniston screens on ABC1 TV 14 January 2013

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Coniston wins Best Docudrama Award at ATOM 2012

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Coniston trailer online

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Coniston on ABC's NT 7.30 Report

12.22pm 22 September 2012

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Coniston sells out at Araluen

12.09pm 22 September 2012

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Coniston selected as finalist in the 2012 ATOM Awards

10.51am 04 September 2012

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Ticket sales open for Coniston documentary screening in Alice Springs

12.55pm 21 August 2012

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Coniston at the Melbourne Film Festival

13.20pm 12 July 2012

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Coniston screening sold out at Sydney Film Festival

15.15pm 11 June 2012

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Coniston documentary selected for the 2012 Sydney Film Festival

21.01pm 09 May 2012

We are thrilled that Coniston has been selected for the 2012 ...CONTINUED »

Coniston documentary nears completion

09.25am 19 April 2012

The Coniston documentary is in the final stages of post ...CONTINUED »

Coniston documentary gets into gear

12.11pm 18 June 2011

We've been very busy lately with finalising the financing and ...CONTINUED »

Francis Kelly receives the 2011 Tudawali Award

15.02pm 13 May 2011

Francis Jupurrurla Kelly, a key figure in the development of ...CONTINUED »

Coniston documentary : moving ahead

12.12pm 12 April 2011

The revised treatment for the Coniston Massacre documentary has ...CONTINUED »

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