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The Powder-Law report on the incidence of rising suicides by Aborigines on Queensland communities whilst in custody / Pearce Powder, Eric Law
Bib ID 1607758
Format BookBook
Author
Powder, Pearce
 
Description [Brisbane : Minister for Northern Development and Community Services], 1987 
22 leaves ; 30 cm. 
Summary

Outline of problems, suggested recommendations; Yarrabah, Hope Vale, Wujal Wujal, Weipa South, Kowanyama, Edward River, Aurukun, Lockhart River, Doomadgee, Bamaga, Mornington Island, Cherbourg, Woorabinda, Palm Island.

Notes

Report submitted to the Minister by P. Powder, deputy chairman of the Aboriginal Co-ordinating Council, and E.J. Law, Dept. of Community Services.

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Subjects Convicts -- Queensland -- Suicidal behavior.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Suicidal behavior.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Mortality.  |  Convicts -- Queensland -- Mortality.  |  Law enforcement - Custody - Deaths in custody.  |  Mental health - Suicide.  |  Mornington Island (Qld Gulf Wellesley Islands SE54-01)  |  Kowanyama (Qld NW Cape York SD54-15)  |  Cherbourg / Barambah (SE Qld SG56-10)  |  Weipa / Napranum (Qld Gulf, NW Cape York SD54-03)  |  Hope Vale (Qld SE Cape York SD55-13)  |  Yarrabah / Cape Grafton (NE Qld SE55-02)  |  Pormpuraaw / Edward River (Qld NW Cape York SD54-11)  |  Aurukun (Qld NW Cape York SD54-07)  |  Bamaga (Qld Far North Cape York SC54-11)  |  Weipa / Napranum (Qld NW Cape York SD54-03)  |  Kowanyama (Qld Gulf, NW Cape York SD54-15)  |  Palm Island (NE Qld SE55-10)  |  Wujal Wujal / Bloomfield River (Qld SE Cape York SD55-13)  |  Aurukun (Qld Gulf, NW Cape York SD54-07)  |  Dumadji / Doomadgee (Qld Gulf SE54-05)  |  Lockhart River (Qld NE Cape York SD54-04)  |  Woorabinda (SW Qld SG55-04)
Other authors/contributors Law, Eric  |  Aboriginal Co-ordinating Council  |  Queensland. Office of the Minister for Northern Development  |  Queensland. Department of Community Services

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