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Free the blacks and smash the Act! : Aboriginal policy and resistance in Queensland between 1965 and 1975

Cooms, Valerie


This thesis focuses on both the State and Commonwealth Governments' involvement in Aboriginal affairs in Queensland from 1965 to 1975. It also examines the way in which the world anti-racism and decolonisation process was heavily influential not only upon the Australian Government's policy but also upon Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people's responses and methods of protest as well. Because Australia is a settler colony with an Aboriginal population estimated as only 1% between 1965 and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5c6e71395b26c


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