Migration Memories
Robinvale perspectives


Kay Grose: A colonial migration perspective


Handmade nails and shell middens

Handmade nails found with bridge remnants on old coach road, 1945. Photograph: Pip Deveson, 2007.
Mussel shells in one of the middens along the river. Photograph: Jo Sheldrick, 2007.

For Kay Grose the nineteenth century nails from the coach road and the shell middens represented the period of early contact between Indigenous and European people in Robinvale.