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Shirley Andrews interviewed by Peter Read in the Peter Read collection of interviews conducted for his book entitled, Charles Perkins : a biography [sound recording]
Bib ID 666346
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Andrews, Shirley, 1915-2001, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Written permission required from Dr Read for research and public use. 
Description 2 March 1989 
2 tape reels (ca. 64 min.) ; 7 in. 
Series

Peter Read collection of interviews conducted for his book entitled, Charles Perkins : a biography.

Summary

Ms Andrews speaks of meeting Jessie Street; the Victorian attitude to Aborigines; Jessie's authoritarianism; Aboriginal Acts; social justice issues; Dr Duguid; Jessie's attitude to Dr Duguid; Mary Bennett; polarities in attitude; missionaries; communism; Council for Aboriginal Rights; Federal Council's first meeting; Don Dunstan's handling of difficult situations; her role in FCAATSI; duplication of resolutions in FCAATSI; the Namatjira appeal; campaign to get the vote for aborigines; Jessie's relations with people; Doris Blackburn; union influence; Perkins' impact on NSW aboriginal affairs; the U.N. conference in Canberra; Jessie's overseas trips; results of the referendum; FCAATSI's non-involvement in welfare work; the need to look for new ways to do things.

Notes

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this recording may contain names and voices of deceased persons.

Digital master available National Library of Australia ;

Subjects Andrews, Shirley, 1915-2001 -- Interviews.  |  Street, Jessie, 1889-1970.  |  Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders.  |  Civil rights -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Read, Peter, 1945-, Interviewer

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