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Dennis Daniels interviewed by Lyn McLeavy in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2269551
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Daniels, Dennis, 1936-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2000 
3 digital audio tapes (ca. 137 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Dennis Daniels, Dennis Daniels B. 1936, Hobart, Daniels speaks about his family background and education. He was employed as a child welfare officer for the Tasmanian Department of Social Welfare during the 1960s and 1970s. He discusses his involvement with Indigenous separations and government policy in regard to the Aboriginal communities in Tasmania, and talks about the removal of Aboriginal families from Cape Barren Island to mainland Tasmania.

Notes

Recorded on May 12 & 25 and July 11, 2000 at Hobart, Tas.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Accompanying documentation includes six extracts of reports - Defining Aboriginality in Tasmania (1995); Living conditions on Cape Barren Island (1959); impact of school closure on the Island (1966); housing on the Island (1966); welfare services to Tasmanian Aborigines (1980); Care of children deprived on normal home life (1964).

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (4 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 61 leaves). 
Subjects Daniels, Dennis, 1936- -- Interviews.  |  Civil service -- Tasmania -- Officials and employees -- Interviews.  |  Child welfare workers -- Tasmania -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Tasmania -- Removal.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- Tasmania.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Tasmania.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Tasmania -- Flinders Island -- Education.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Tasmania -- Flinders Island -- Removal.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Tasmania -- Cape Barren Island -- Education.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Tasmania -- Public welfare.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Tasmania -- Flinders Island -- Medical care.
Other authors/contributors McLeavy, Lyn, 1948-, Interviewer

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