It was a good childhood: Pam Koeneman

Shirley Murphy, while not Aboriginal herself, grew up with Aboriginal kids. Everyone was poor and so no one thought themselves better than others or felt envious. Living at La Perouse her mother told her how they got dole tickets, rather than money, but that people had to find their own way to Circular Key to collect their money.

Keywords: 
Suburban living; daily life; childhood