The Aboriginal People, Parliament and 'Protection': In New South Wales, 1856-1916

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Doukakis draws upon 60 years of New South Wales parliamentary debates to investigate early attitudes towards Aborigines and the policies and legislation which affected them. She shows that the men elected to the first democratic Parliament in NSW in 1856, and their successors up to 1916, held wide-ranging views on Aborigines. Their debates ranged from the right to vote to the provision of blankets, from wages to the settlement of Aborigines. This book shows that no one group of politicians dominated policy or debate. This ...

The Aboriginal People, Parliament and 'Protection': In New South Wales, 1856-1916 2006, Federation Press

ISBN-13: 9781862876064

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