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Queensland and the aboriginal problem, 1838-1901

Reid, Gordon Stephen


The Aboriginals Protection and Restriction of the Sale of Opium Act, introduced by the Queensland parliament in 1897, was the most important of the various pieces of legislation affecting Aborigines passed by the Australian colonies. It attempted to improve the condition of Aborigines by providing safeguards on the terms of their employment and by confining those not employed to reserves where, it was expected, they would no longer be adversely affected by contact with Europeans and...[Show more]

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Date published: 1986-05
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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