Port Essington, World's End
Publisher |
ABC Podcasts
Media Type |
audio
Podknife tags |
Australia
History
Society & Culture
Categories Via RSS |
Documentary
History
Society & Culture
Publication Date |
Nov 19, 2019
Episode Duration |
00:28:35
Dubbed “World’s End” by its inhabitants, Port Essington in western Arnhem Land was the third failed attempt by the British to settle northern Australia. The settlement lasted 11 years, from 1838 to 1849, and sparked an intriguing cultural exchange between the British settlers and the local Indigenous people.

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