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Barrie Dexter and Judith Dexter interviewed by Steven Guth in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2837481
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Dexter, B. G. (Barrie Graham), 1921-2018, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1999 
3 digital audio tapes (170 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Dexter was Director of the Office of Aboriginal Affairs from 1967 to1972, and then was the first Secretary of the Department of Aboriginal Affairs (DAA) from 1973 to 1976. He talks about the activities of the Council for Aboriginal Affairs, the establishment and operations of the DAA, and the empowerment of the Aboriginal people.

Notes

Recorded on Mar. 24, 1999 at Canberra, A.C.T.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-218187304

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (5 p.) and corrected transcript (typescript, 85 leaves) 
Subjects Dexter, B. G. (Barrie Graham), 1921-2018 -- Interviews.  |  Dexter, Judith, 1924-2005 -- Interviews.  |  Australia. Office for Aboriginal Affairs -- Officials and employees -- Interviews.  |  Australia. Department of Aboriginal Affairs -- Officials and employees -- Interviews.  |  Australia. Office for Aboriginal Affairs -- Administration.  |  Australia. Department of Aboriginal Affairs -- Administration.  |  Public officers -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.  |  Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Child welfare.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Removal -- Government policy.
Occupation Public servants.
Other authors/contributors Guth, Steven, 1943-2018, Interviewer  |  Dexter, Judith, 1924-2005, Interviewee

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