Topics: Government policy: West

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Governor Macquarie giving his forebear a land grant at Blacktown

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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.

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he and his brother were fostered to a non-Aboriginal family shortly after he was placed in a home at the age of four

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high school, receiving his first Aboriginal study grant

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“because of the welfare”

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cultural interpreter for NSW National Parks

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moving to Kingswood when he was five to avoid the authorities

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

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resumed by the Aborigines Welfare Board. Uncle Gordon, among others, is trying to reclaim the site under heritage laws along with the Native Institute site on the Rooty Hill Rd

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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

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

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

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

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four girls who were taken away

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Marella Boys Home where he was taken at the age of 4.

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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

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chose to marry the father of the baby rather than lose her child.

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Mulgoa Children’s home , run by the church for the government Welfare Board.

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“we had to watch out for the black car that kept coming around” to take Aboriginal children.

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