Low key commemoration of 251st anniversary of Cook's arrival and first contact with Indigenous people on east coast

Murray Trembath
Updated October 5 2021 - 11:23pm, first published April 30 2021 - 2:00pm

The 251st anniversary of the Endeavour sailing into Botany Bay and first contact between Europeans and Indigenous people on the east coast was low key.

Murray Trembath

Murray Trembath


St George and Sutherland Shire Leader reporter covering politics, urban affairs, council, development and general community news. Email:

Get the latest St George news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.