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Charles Saville interviewed by Lyn McLeavy in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 1953910
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Saville, Charles, 1923-2017, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies; written permission required for public use. 
Description 2000 Jun. 13 
2 digital audio tapes (ca. 78 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Charles Saville, born 1923, Sheffield (N.W. Tasmania). Saville speaks about his career as a primary school teacher. From 1951 to 1956, he was the school teacher and administrator of Cape Barren Island, Tas. He discusses instances of child separation and the administration of the Reserve Act. He also expresses his views on Reconciliation and the Bringing Them Home Inquiry.

Notes

Recorded on June 13, 2000 in Devonport, Tas.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-218293860

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (3 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 32 leaves). 
Subjects Saville, Charles, 1923-2017 -- Interviews.  |  Tasmania. Cape Barren Island Administration -- Officials and employees -- Interviews.  |  Teachers -- Tasmania -- Cape Barren Island -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Education -- Tasmania -- Cape Barren Island.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Tasmania -- Cape Barren Island.  |  Public administration -- Tasmania -- Cape Barren Island.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- Tasmania -- Cape Barren Island.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Tasmania -- Cape Barren Island.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Tasmania -- Cape Barren Island -- Removal.  |  Cape Barren Island (Tas.) -- Politics and government.
Other authors/contributors McLeavy, Lyn, 1948-, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 5000/133 (transcript)
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ORAL TRC 5000/133 (summary)
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