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Frank Evatt interviewed by Jan Adams and Margaret Neale in the Christmas Island life story oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2722819
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Evatt, Frank, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Written permission from Margaret Neale, required for research and public use. 
Description 1986 
3 tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, mono. ; 7 in. 
Series

Christmas Island life story oral history project.

Summary

Evatt, Administrator of Christmas Island, March 1973 to March 1974, speaks about his appointment as Administrator; conditions on the island; the environment advisory committee; his dealings with BPC; racial discrimination; termination of his appointment; visits by the Minister Bill Morrison, the Parliamentary Works Committee, Superintendent Watt from the Federal Police; Navy activity around the island; and Teo Boon How.

Notes

Part of a collection related to the social history of Christmas Island.

Recorded in Canberra on 11 September 1986.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Published in: We were the Christmas Islanders : reminiscences andthe recollections of the people of an isolated island, the Australian Territory of Christmas Island, Indian Ocean / Margaret Neale assisted by Jan Adams. Chapman, A.C.T.: B. Neale, 1988.

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript (typescript, 32 leaves) 
Subjects Evatt, Frank -- Interviews.  |  Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) -- Politics and government.  |  Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) -- Social conditions.  |  Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) -- History.
Other authors/contributors Neale, Margo, Interviewer  |  Adams, Jan, Interviewer

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