About the author

Paul Dillon

<p>Paul Dillon is a Sunshine Coast based author of</p><p></p><p>Frederick Walker Commandant of the Native Police, Connor Court Publishing, Brisbane 2018;</p><p></p><p>The Murder of John Francis Dowling and the Massacre of 300 Aborigines, Connor Court Publishing, Brisbane 2019;</p><p></p><p>Inside the Killing Fields Hornet Bank, Cullin-la-Ringo &amp; The Maria Wreck, Connor Court Publishing, Brisbane 2020;</p><p></p><p>Queensland Native Police, The First Twenty Years, 2020;</p><p></p><p>The Irvinebank Massacre, Connor Court Publishing, Brisbane 2021;</p><p></p><p>Fraser Island Massacre Vrai ou Faux, Connor Court Publishing, Brisbane 2022;</p><p></p><p>BĂȘche-de-mer and the Binghis, 2022;</p><p></p><p>The History of BĂȘche-de-mer Fishing in Queensland Waters and Adjacent Islands, Connor Court Publishing, Brisbane 2023;</p><p></p><p>Dispela Kantri Bilong Mi, Nau! Queensland Annexes New Guinea, 2023; and</p><p></p><p>Red Centre, Dead Centre, The True Story of Peter Falconer, Austin Macauley Publisher, London 2019.</p><p></p><p>He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Australian National University. Paul joined the Commonwealth Public Service in 1965. On 23 May 1986, he was called to the Bar of New South Wales and practised as a barrister in the Criminal Division of the superior courts of Queensland as counsel for the defence.</p>