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Why a treaty with the Aborigines [sound recording] : an ANU Convocation luncheon address given on 4 June 1980 by Charles Rowley
Bib ID 419146
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Rowley, C. D. (Charles Dunford), 1906-1985, speaker
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use from the Australian National University. 
Description 1980 
1 sound cassette (ca. 90 min.) 
Series

Convocation lectures (Australian National University)

Summary

Rowley talks on why his committee wants a treaty with the Aborigines; his views on colonization and justice; the advantages a treaty would offer and what it would involve. He then answers questions from the audience regarding: the enforcement of rights in a treaty; the inclusion of the Torres Strait Islanders; Northern Territory Land Rights; persuasion of the general public to see the need of an Aboriginal treaty; the demarkation of various Aboriginal peoples. Gough Whitlam formally closes the luncheon.

Notes

Session chaired by Gough Whitlam.

Recorded on 4 June 1980 at the Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Summary not yet available. 
Subjects Rowley, C. D. (Charles Dunford), 1906-1985.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Civil rights.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Government relations.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Legal status, laws, etc.  |  Native title (Australia)  |  Speeches, addresses, etc.
Other authors/contributors Whitlam, Gough, 1916-2014, speaker  |  Australian National University

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