Eumerella Wars

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Eumerella Wars
Date 1840s-1860s
Location Deen Maar, south-west Victoria
Result European occupation of the district
Belligerents
European settlers Gunditjmara people
Commanders and leaders
Jupiter
Cocknose

The Eumerella Wars were the violent encounters between European settlers and aboriginal Australians in south west Victoria.[1]

Rolf Boldrewood wrote a chapter about the war in his book Old Melbourne Memories (1896).[2]

The remains of people involved in the conflict are at the Deen Maar Indigenous Protected Area.[3]

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