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30 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
xii, 186 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction and Disease Background - Black fellow fall down, jump up white man; Death at a long distance. Demographic Modelling - Assumptions and procedures - Basis of modelling; Depopulating disturbances - Diseases and population recovery - Smallpox; the potential for population recovery; Other diseases; Summary diseases effects - Resource competition - Resource depletion and depopulation; Black and white options. Appraisal of estimates - '1788' population possibilities; Possible extrapolations; Summary results. Towards an Ecological Model - Economy and ecology; Some general inferences.
aborigines, australian -- population. | aborigines, australian -- statistics, vital. | aborigines, australian -- treatment. | europeans -- australia. | australia -- history -- 1788-1851. | fire-stick farming
xii, 60 pages ; 18 cm.
language-aboriginals, australian - victoria., aboriginals-victoria-social life and customs
xii, 76 p. ; 20 cm.
This book is Lisa's first published collection - A Human Rights Activist everyone who was touched by Lisa will agree that this earth was left a better place for her having walked on it.
women, aboriginal | australian -- poetry | human rights activist.
xiii, 125 p. : ill. (part col.), map ; 1977
An historical account of events and doctors during the goldrush era at Ballarat.
doctors. victoria. ballarat. gold fields, 1850-1860. | physicians -- ballarat, victoria -- history. | gold mines and mining -- victoria -- ballarat.
xiii, 325 p. : figs., map. index; Barabool dialect list; names of the tribe, about 1841-43; ; 22 c
The letters record events which will recall to many persons still living old Vctorian memories, and will have a great value for the future historian of Victoria, as narrating the experiences of actual movers in the early scenes of our colonization, while they will also possess interest as incidental contributions to the biographies of the men who half a century ago beagan to encounter the hardships and perils which beset the pioneer in every part of this continent. These papers also contain interesting contributions to our knowldge of the aborigines-their languages, customs , and conflicts with the white men; and although some of the incdents narrated have found their way into print before, they are now for the first time given in their entirety to the public.
frontier and pioneer life -- victoria. | victoria -- history -- 1834-1900 -- sources.
xiii-xx; 271p.;illus.; footnoted, bibliography; index; maps; figs.;18 cm.
In this carefully documented work he presents an overall picture of the Aborigines; their physical and mental characteristics, tribal customs, sexual behaviour and diet; and discusses the social situation of Aborigines today, and their prospects for the future.
aborigines, australian-physical characteristics, aborigines, australian-social life and customs, aborigines, australian - migration, anthropology-aboriginals, australian., magic; artisic culture; ceremonies; beliefs.
xiv, 178 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims., ports. ; 25 cm.
..emphasis has been laid on the earlier history. It is predominantly the incident-packed years of the last century, whilst Melbourne was undergoing so many rapid changes, that has preoccupied her and which she recounts here with such warmth and perception.
1. batman, john, 1801-1839. 2. land settlement -- victoria -- port phillip bay region. 3. melbourne (vic.) -- history. 4. aborigines-melbourne-history.
xiv, 390 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 27 cm.
Highlights significant differences in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal notions of land and land management.
national parks and reserves -- australia -- management -- congresses. | land use -- australia -- management -- congresses. | aboriginal australians -- land tenure -- congresses. | aboriginal australians -- antiquities -- congresses.
xiv, 455 p., 31 p. of plates : map ; 26 cm.
Brief notes on the contributors and incidents have been included in this edition although the above-mentioned items have been left out, some marginal notes made by Governor La Trobe have been dealt with in the footnotes. "From the original edition edited for the Trustees of the Public Library by Thomas Francis Bride'. Previously published: Melbourne : Heinemann, 1969. Originally published: Melbourne : Government Printer for the Trustees of the Public Library, Museums and National Gallery of Victoria, 1898.
pioneering, 1836-1854. victoria. correspondence, diaries, etc. | victoria. description & travel, 1836-1854. correspondence, diaries, etc. | frontier and pioneer life -- victoria. | victoria -- history -- 1834-1900 -- sources. | victoria -- description and travel -- 1851-1900.
xi-xiv; 118 P.; maps; notes; facs.;21 cm.
bacchus family. | bacchus family. victoria. bacchus marsh, 1837-1907.
xi-xvi; 442 P.; indexes; maps; ill.; refs.; 22 cm.
numurkah - history, wyuna station (vic.) aborigines - central protection board., maloga mission, bangarang tribes
xvi, 261 p.,  p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 22 cm.
Stories of William Buckley (1835) - Victoria; Sammy Cox or Samuel Emanuel Jervis (1789) - Tasmania; James Murrells or Jemmy Morrill (1846) - Qld.; James Davis called Duramboi &? Wandi Bracefield or Bracefell (1826) - Wide Bay, Qld.; Mrs. Fraser (1835) - Qld. on the Stirling Castle; wreck of the Charles Eaton, survivors were John Ireland and William Doyley (1834) - Murray Is.; Thomas Pamphlet, Richard Parsons, John Finnegan (1823) Moreton Bay; William Jackman (1836) - Great Australian Bight; Barbara Thomson (1848) - Cape York; Chapter on Aborigines and bushrangers.
wilderness survival -- australia. | aboriginal australians -- social life and customs. | australia -- history -- 1788-1851.
xvi, 218 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
aboriginal australians -- folklore. | legends -- australia.
xvii, 255 p. ; maps; 21 cm.
Contents: THE LEGACY OF THE PAST. Henry Reynolds: European justification for taking the land; Noel Loos & Jane Thomson: Black resistance past & present: An overview.FEDERAL POLICIES IN THE SEVENTIES. Lyndall Ryan: Federal policies on land rights: an overview of the seventies; Commentary: H.C. Coombs.LAND RIGHTS IN THE NORTHERN TERRITORY. Bob Collins: The march backwards; Proposed liquor laws & a draft criminal code for the Northern Territory.A TREATY & THE NAC. H.C. Coombs: The case for a treaty; Les Malezer: NAC proposals for a Makarrata; Marcia Langton: The international lobby and Makarrata; Judith Wright: In defence of a treaty. QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT POLICIES. Garth Nettheim: The Queensland Acts & human rights; Jim Keeffe: DAIA: The role of the protector - then & now.QUEENSLAND RESERVES AND COMMUNITIES. Kenny Jacobs, Roberta Felton & Darwin Mudunathi: Mornington Island perspectives; Delphine Geia: Life on Palm Island; Eric Kyle: Changes on Palm Island; Shorty O'Neill : The effects of Queensland policies on grass roots Aborigines; Granny Dolly speaks; Les Collins: The significance of the Aboriginal flag. TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PERSPECTIVES. Eddie Koiki Mabo: Land rights in the Torres Strait; Nonie Sharp: The seafaring peoples of the Cape York region: Themes in a quest for homelands; Ben Mills: Islanders' response to proposed repeal of the Torres Strait Islanders Act. POSSIBILITIES FOR COMMONWEALTH ACTION. Garth Nettheim: The possibilities for Commonwealth action in Queensland. THE RACIAL DISCRIMINATION ACT. Al Grassby: Combatting racism in Australia. A HIGH COURT CHALLENGE? Barbara Hocking: Is might right? An argument for the recognition of traditional Aboriginal title to land in the Australian courts; Greg McIntyre: Aboriginal land rights - a definition at common law.
aboriginal australians. land rights. conference proceedings | aboriginal australians. race relations. conference proceedings | aboriginal australians -- land tenure -- congresses. | aboriginal australians, treatment of -- congresses. | australia -- race relations -- congresses.
xvii, 173 p. : ill., ports. ; 20 cm.
Turning the Tide is about political struggle in the past three decades of Aboriginal affairs in Australia. Faith Bandler's background has given her the right to speak out loudly and clearly against racial discrimination. In 1956 she co-founded the Aboriginal - Australian Fellowship and later became a key figure in the founding of the Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders
bandler, faith. | federal council for the advancement of aborigines and torres strait islanders -- history. | federal council for the advancement of aborigines and torres strait islanders -- history. | aboriginal australians -- social conditions. | race discrimination -- australia. | australia -- history -- 20th century. | australia -- race relations.
xviii, 210 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: A.D. 1840; The far west; The Death of Violet; Dunmore; Squattlesea Mere; The Eumeralla War; The Children of the Rocks; The Native Police; Kilfera; Old Port Fairy; Portland Bay; Grasmere; Superior Fattening Country; Burchett of "The Gums"; Work and play; The Romance of a Freehold; Le Chevalier Bayard; The Christening of Heidelberg; The Woodlands Steeplechase; Yering; Tales of a 'Traveller'; Yambuk; Index.
melbourne, history, massacres-eumerella district., squatters-victoria, race relations-history, native police - western district
xviii,160p. : ill., map ; 21cm.
1. berwick region (vic.)--history. i. curran, james f. (james francis). ii. title.
xv-xvii; 624P.; plates; appendices; bib.; indes; tables; figs.; maps; 25 cm.
The book's range is encyclopedic and engrossing. It encompasses relations between and among individuals and clan groups, land tenure, kinship, the subsistence economy, trade, ceremony, councils, fighting and warfare, rites of passage from conception to death , myths, beliefs and practices concerning healing and the supernatural. Not least it is a record of the dramatic changes following European colonization.
ngarrindjeri (australian people) -- social life and customs. | ngarrindjeri (australian people) -- cultural assimilation. | aboriginal australians -- murray river estuary (n.s.w.-s.a.) | aboriginal australians -- south australia.
xx, 174 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Aboriginal accounts of drinking and not drinking,
aboriginal australians -- alcohol use. | alcohol -- physiological effect.
xx, 420 p. : ill., facsims., maps, plans, ports. ; 24 cm.
The authors have given a picture of Maryborough from the earliest rough life on the diggings when a full-scale rebellion was narrowly averted over an incident at Tipperary Hill, to life at the turn of the century when a more sophisticated society had developed. Maryborough-History-1854-1904.Aborigines, Australian-Maryborough-Jajowurrong. (Dja Dja Wurrung); Aborigines-poisoning
maryborough (vic.) -- history.
xxxi, 294 p.,  leaves of plates : list of ill., map ; 23 cm.
Dr. Kaberry's work is a distinct contribution to our knowledge of Aboriginal life, and to our study of the position of women. I regard it as an honour not only to be privileged to write the Introduction to her book, but also to have been closely associated with her work both in the field and in the study since her post graduate days. A.P.Elkin
women, aboriginal australian -- western australia. | aboriginal australians -- western australia -- kimberley.
The Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody was establishned in October 1987 in response to growing public concern that the deaths in custody of Aboriginal people were too common and that explanations failed to assure people that Aborigines were not subject to pressures beyond those normally experienced by persons held in custody. The task gi ven to the commission was to inquire into the Aboriginal custodial deaths occurring within the time frame of the Commission's investigation and to inquire into 'any subsequent action taken in respect of each of those deaths including the conduct of coronial, police and other inquiries'.
aboriginal australians -- victoria -- criminal justice system. | prisoners, aboriginal australian -- government policy -- victoria.| aboriginal australians -- government policy -- victoria. | aboriginal australians -- services for -- victoria. | law enforcement - criminal law and procedure - juvenile justice. | politics and government - political action - criminal justice. | law enforcement - prisons - prisoners.
aboriginal land rights ( northern territory ) act 1976 -- aboriginal land commissioner
1.sexually tramsmitted diseases, 2.aids, 3.health-women
Aborigines' Friends' Association - The object of the Association is to watch over the interests of the aboriginal inhabitants of the Commonwealth of Australia and particularly of the State of South Australia and the Northern Territory, and promote their spiritual and temporal well-being in any way that circumstances may suggest.
race relations-aboriginal, australian
a selection of publications by this organisation
The experiences of UAW members are part of the histories of the labour movement, women's movement, peace movement, consumer advocacy and the political left in Victoria. We hope this account of their endeavours will be useful to students of these areas as well as of interest to the general public.
union of australian women -- history. | women in trade-unions -- victoria -- history.
p.127; glossary; appendices; figs.; 30 cm.
The Committee commissioned the research and reportas part of a process leading to a statewide economic development conference and the development of a draft strategy plan for action.
aboriginal communites - retail management; tourism; business development.
p.14; figs.; 30 cm.
To enable children to gain insight into the Aboriginal Culture,
aboriginal australians -- games. | games.
Victorian Collections acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.