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The State as Father: 1910–1960

McGrath, Ann


As we have seen, Aboriginal people were omitted from the concept of the new Australian nation. Denied citizenship until 1948 and excluded from the census and voting for federal elections until 1968, the commonwealth could not legislate on their behalf. Not all Aborigines had come within the power of the colonisers, though; in remote regions, their land and communities were still their own and frontier warfare was not yet over. Class, sex, race and ethnicity were branded as divisive in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Creating a Nation
Access Rights: Open Access


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