Rothbury, New South Wales
Rothbury is a small town located in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. It is 10 km from Cessnock. At the 2011 census, Rothbury had a population of 452 people. The town is 8 km from Pokolbin's vineyards.
Rothbury became notorious for the Rothbury Riot when police shot into a crowd of miners killing Norman Brown and injuring many more, during a lockout of miners at the local colliery on 16 December 1929. A monument in honour of Norman Brown is located at North Rothbury.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Rothbury - Bal (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 October 2014.
- Clifford, Michael, Struggles, Scabs and Schooners: a Labour History Tour with a Pint Labour History No. 84, May 2003. Accessed 2 July 2006
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