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Author Giese, Diana, 1947-

Title A better place to live : making the top end a new kind of community / Diana Giese
Published Claremont, W.A. : Freshwater Bay Press, [2009]


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Description iii, 117 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
Summary This fascinating title looks at the emergence of Darwin post WWII from war ravaged outpost, to Australia's fastest growing city in the 1960s. Diana Giese draws on the experience of her parents to paint this essential piece of Australian history in vivid detail, capturing the voices and the personalties of our Top End pioneers
Analysis Aborigines
History, 1946-1969
Northern Territory
Social conditions
Welfare measures
Notes History
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 105-117)
Subject Giese, H. C. (Harry Christian), 1913-2000
Giese, Harry, 1913-2000
Giese, N. (Nancy), 1922-2012.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Social conditions.
Public welfare -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Public welfare -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Darwin (N.T.) -- History -- 1945-1965
Darwin (N.T.) -- Social conditions -- 1945-1965
Darwin (N.T.) -- Social conditions.
LC no. 2009482046
ISBN 9781740085212 (paperback)