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Dorothy Joy Sluiter interviewed by Karen George in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 417181
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Sluiter, Dorothy, 1941-, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2000 
2 digital audio tapes (100 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Sluiter joined the South Australian Police in 1962. After completing her training, she was based in Port Adelaide working primarily with neglected and uncontrollable children. In 1963, she was posted to Whyalla. She recalls two occasions when she travelled to the country to escort Aboriginal children to Adelaide. Sluiter left the Police Force when she married in 1966.

Notes

Recorded on May 17, 2000 in Clarence Park, S. Aust.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-218281377

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (3 p.) and corrected transcript (typescript, 39 leaves) 
Subjects Sluiter, Dorothy, 1941- -- Interviews.  |  Policewomen -- South Australia -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Removal -- Personal narratives.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Child welfare -- Personal narratives.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- South Australia.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Care -- South Australia.
Occupation Police officers.
Other authors/contributors George, Karen, 1962-, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 5000/114
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ORAL TRC 5000/114 (transcript)
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ORAL TRC 5000/114 (summary)
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