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The go-betweens : patrol officers in Aboriginal affairs administration in the Northern Territory 1936-74 / Jeremy Long
Bib ID 1784894
Format BookBook
Long, J. P. M. (Jeremy Phillip Merrick)
Description Casuarina, N.T. : North Australia Research Unit, Australian National University, 1992 
xvi, 187 p., [22] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 0731513061

Discusses Commonwealth government administration of Aboriginal people in Northern Territory through patrol officers and welfare officers; describes the evolution of the services and functions relating to protection of Aboriginal people - patrols and surveys to take census, register wards, set up trading and ration stations, supervise working conditions for employees of cattle stations, remove children for assimilation in white society, set up training centres; examines role of Elkin in formulation of government policy and establishment of Australian School of Pacific Administration.

Full contents Includes index 

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 176-181.

Subjects Australia. Department of Aboriginal Affairs -- Officials and employees -- History.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Services for -- Northern Territory -- History.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Social conditions.  |  Race relations - Racial discrimination - Economic.  |  Occupations - Pastoral industry workers.  |  Government policy - Commonwealth.  |  Education - Indigenous studies - Tertiary.  |  Employment - Conditions.  |  Demography - Population mobility.  |  Government policy - Assimilation - 1951-1971.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry - Beef cattle.  |  Government policy - Assimilation - 1926-1950.  |  Social welfare - Administration - Patrol officers.  |  Child welfare - Child / parent separation - Stolen generations.  |  Law - Relation to Anglo Australian law.  |  Yermalner / Melville Island (NT SC52-16)  |  Gove map area (East Arnhem Land NT SD53-04)  |  Melville Island / Yermalner (NT SC52-16)  |  Ntaria / Hermannsburg (South Central NT SF53-13)  |  Yirrkala (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)  |  Northern Territory (NT)  |  Caledon Bay (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)  |  Goulburn Islands (West Arnhem Land NT SC53-13)  |  Mparntwe / Alice Springs (South Central NT SF53-14)  |  Ikuntji / Haasts Bluff (South Central NT SF52-16)  |  Darwin (NT Top End SD52-04)  |  Victoria River (North NT SD52, SE52)  |  Katherine (NT Top End SD53-09)  |  Pukatja / Ernabella (SA Central Australia SG53-09)  |  Haasts Bluff / Ikuntji (South Central NT SF52-16)  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Areyonga (South Central NT SG53-01)  |  Blyth River (Central Arnhem Land SD53-02)  |  Yuendumu (South Central NT SF52-12)
Other authors/contributors Australian National University. North Australia Research Unit


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