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Author Griffiths, Max, author

Title Aboriginal affairs : a short history / Max Griffiths
Edition 1995
Published Kenthurst, NSW, Australia : Kangaroo Press, 1995
Kenthurst, N.S.W. : Kangaroo Press, 1995


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Description 328 pages ; 23 cm
Summary Popular account of Indigenous affairs; policies of the Governors and the British Parliament; conflict with pastoralists; protection policy; missions; founding of the Commonwealth of Australia; Bleakley report and the conference on Aboriginal affairs of 1929, and its impact on welfare legislation passed in the 1930s; effects of World War 1 on policy; formal recognition of Aborigines by the Commonwealth in 1948 through the Nationality and Citizenship Act, when Aborgines were declared British subjects and Australian citizens; Paul Hasluck as Minister for Territories; 1961 state and federal ministers' conference on Aboriginal affairs; 1967 referendum and the attitudes of politician's of the time to Aboriginal affairs; policy of self-determination; land rights; Aboriginal affairs in Queensland during Whitlam and Fraser years; Noonkenbah; rise of the 'black bureaucracy'; 'Foundations for the Future' policy of the bicentennial year, which included social justice policy and the creation of ATSIC; Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody; Mabo decision in 1992; race relations
Analysis Aborigines
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-320) and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Civil rights.
Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy.
Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure.
Aboriginal Australians -- Politics and government.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians.
Australia -- History.
Australia -- Politics and government.
Australia -- Race relations.
Author Griffiths, Max.
LC no. 96162180
ISBN 0864177291 (paperback)
9780864177292 (paperback)
Other Titles Aboriginal affairs : a short history, 1788-1995
Aboriginal affairs : a short history, 1788-1995