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Finding something decent to do: Memoirs of a Brisbane activist for Aboriginal rights 1956-1971

Day, Cathy


Joyce Wilding was an extraordinary woman who devoted her life to helping Aboriginal people in Brisbane, Queensland at a time when draconian, racist laws applied. She suffered abuse, death threats and public vilification but never wavered in her commitment to supporting poor and destitute Aboriginal people, despite living in near-poverty herself. Although her compassion and recognition of the rights of Aboriginal people was far ahead of her time, her lack of understanding of Aboriginal culture...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Manuscript
Access Rights: Open Access


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