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Reg Worthy interviewed by Barbara Erskine in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 331890
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Worthy, Reg (Reginald Maurice), 1920-2013, Interviewee
 
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Description 1999 
3 digital audio tapes (180 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Worthy speaks about his work with the Welfare Branch of the Northern Territory Administration from 1962 to 1966 where he was responsible for the closure of island institutions for Aboriginal children and the introduction of cottage homes in Darwin. Worthy was the Director of Victorian Aboriginal Affairs from 1968 to 1974. He talks in particular about efforts to make the Lake Tyers Aboriginal Settlement into a self-managed community. Worthy was Regional Director, Queensland for the Commonwealth Department of Aboriginal Affairs from 1974 until retirement.

Notes

Recorded on Nov. 27, 1999 at Keperra, Qld.

Also available online via the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.oh-vn331890

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (3 p.) and corrected transcript (typescript, 60 leaves) 
Subjects Worthy, Reg - (Reginald Maurice), - 1920-2013 - Interviews.  |  Victoria. - Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs - Officials and employees - Interviews.  |  Public welfare administration - Victoria.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian - Victoria - Treatment.  |  Aboriginal Australians - Victoria - Government relations.  |  Aboriginal Australians - Government policy - Victoria.  |  Aboriginal Australians - Victoria - Child welfare.  |  Aboriginal Australians - Victoria - Removal.
Other authors/contributors Erskine, Barbara, 1945-, Interviewer

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