Topics: Government policy

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Central - view

NSW Aboriginal Land Rights Act

South Coastal - view

assimilation policy

West - view

Julie Janson reads the letter from The Office of Environment and Heritage permitting damage to the Colebee site

West - view

map of the Darug Native Title claim area and the area covered by the Indigenous land use agreement

Central - view

many children were being taken away

South Coastal - view

dodging the welfare officer, who was determined to take them away

West - view

hearing for the Native Title Claim over Portland Head and how the Land Commissioner, despite the many sites shown to him, decided that the Darug people could not establish ongoing connection to country

West - view

Margaret Reed was taken from her family at the age of 7 and put in the Native Institu te where she was trained to be a servant.

Central - view

Aboriginal Welfare Board Act

South Coastal - view

National Parks and Wildlife

West - view

precedents had been set which would lead to the rejection of the Darug Land Claim, giving the land councils full power,

Central - view

you had to prove citizenship with “dog tags”

South Coastal - view

blanket land claim

West - view

Uncle Neil Sainsbury recalls that his paternal grandparents were also removed from the slums of Redfern to Wentworthville

West - view

four girls who were taken away

South Coastal - view

Under Premier Greiner, the NSW Land Rights Act was changed

West - view

Aboriginal elders from around NSW came together to fight a proposal by the Greiner government, which would have removed services specific to Aboriginal people

West - view

Dennis himself was later taken to Minda home when his father became ill and his mother fell behind on the rent. The police came to his school to get him - a regular occurrence for Aboriginal children in Chester Hill North

West - view

evacuation of the half-castes from the half-caste institutions in and around the Northern Territory” during the Second World War

South West - view

Glenda Chalker discusses some of the problems created by the introduction of Native Title, a federal system, which conflicts with the Land Councils who are in charge of land acquired through the state Land Rights Act