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Black and white together FCAATSI : the Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders, 1958-1973 / Sue Taffe
Bib ID 3301098
Format BookBook
Author
Taffe, Susan, 1945-
 
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Description St Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2005 
xiv, 402 pages, [12] p.of plates : ill., maps, portraits ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 0702235113
Summary

This is the first ever history of FCAATSI, the grassroots lobby of black and white Australians whose collective efforts brought about sweeping political and social change. Together they campaigned nationally for the momentous 1967 Referendum; equal wages, and land rights.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: Part I GAINING POWER
  • 1. 'A very historic occasion' 3
  • 2. 'The psychological moment' 15
  • Black activism, 1930-1950s 16
  • White activism, 1940-1950s 22
  • The rocket range controversy, 1947-57 32
  • London, 1956 38
  • Multiracial organisations 41
  • 3. People and politics 46
  • The Melbourne executive 49
 
Notes

Includes index.

Includes bibliography (pages 373-392) and index.

Also available online (Table of contents)

Subjects Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders -- History.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Politics and government.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Civil rights.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure.  |  Lobbyists -- Australia.  |  Politics and Government - Political action - Civil rights.  |  Law - Constitutional law.  |  Politics and Government - Political action - Activism.  |  Employment - Conditions - Wages.  |  Politics and Government - Political action - Indigenous embassies and political missions.  |  Land rights.  |  Employment - Conditions - Wages - Equal wages.  |  Government policy.  |  Australia -- Race relations.  |  Australia -- Politics and government.  |  Australia.  |  Civil & human rights (Australia)  |  Australian Aboriginal studies.  |  Social history.
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