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Author Edmunds, Mary, 1943-

Title They get heaps : a study of attitudes in Roebourne, Western Australia / Mary Edmunds
Published Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press for the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, 1994


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  305.899150994 Edm/Tgh  AVAILABLE
Description xix, 179 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Series The Institute report series, 1030-6544
Institute report series.
Summary Race relations; pastoral industry; equal pay implications; pastoral changes; displacement of Aboriginal workers; mining company closed towns; Roebourne predominately Aboriginal town; lack of coordination of government services; community attitudes; community standards; social inequalities alcohol problem; police-Aboriginal relations; conflict between Aboriginal customary practices and European law; land rights issues; employment possibilities; Aboriginal community services; health services
Analysis Aboriginal land rights
Country towns
Land tenure
Mining industry
Racial discrimination
Roebourne (WA)
State issue
Western Australia
Notes Bibliography; p. 171-179
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 171-179
Notes Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure -- Western Australia -- Roebourne
Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure -- Australia -- Roebourne (W.A.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Roebourne -- Public opinion
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Roebourne (W.A.) -- Public opinion.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Roebourne -- Public opinion
Racism -- Australia -- Roebourne (W.A.)
Racism -- Australia -- Roebourne (W.A.)
Racism -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Roebourne
Whites -- Australia -- Roebourne (W.A.) -- Attitudes.
Roebourne (W.A.) -- Race relations.
Author Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
LC no. 96148420
ISSN 1030-6544
ISBN 0855752149