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The Resource Aboriginal labour and the cattle industry : Queensland from white settlement to the present, Dawn May

Aboriginal labour and the cattle industry : Queensland from white settlement to the present, Dawn May

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Aboriginal labour and the cattle industry : Queensland from white settlement to the present
Title
Aboriginal labour and the cattle industry
Title remainder
Queensland from white settlement to the present
Statement of responsibility
Dawn May
Creator
Subject
Summary
Land use in Queensland at the time of first contact; Aboriginal resistance to settlers; importance of traditional Aboriginal skills in development of pastoral industry; incorporation of Aboriginal labour into the pastoral industry - by 1886 half the total workforce in the industry; 1897 Protection Act and requirement for written agreement for each worker in the industry; disparity in wages throughout the state; attitude of the labour movement to Aboriginal labour; station conditions; race relations; attitudes to women; 1919 Employment Regulation, establishment of missions and their role in provision of labour to pastoral industry; fight for equal pay; role of trade unions and FCAATSI; contemporary land management and acquisition of pastoral properties for traditional owners
Member of
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1942-
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May, Dawn
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies in Australian History
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Cattle trade
  • Unskilled labor
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Queensland
Label
Aboriginal labour and the cattle industry : Queensland from white settlement to the present, Dawn May
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index and tables
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 223-234
Contents
1. Aboriginal land use at the time of contact -- 2. The arrival of white people -- 3. The entry of Aboriginal workers into the cattle industry -- 4. 1897 and its aftermath -- 5. Opponents of the Act -- 6. Continuity and change -- 7. The 1919 Employment Regulation -- 8. Increasing government involvement -- 9. Missions -- 10. World War II and beyond -- 11. Equal pay -- 12. Contemporary land management
Control code
M0013968
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 242 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
  • Copy 3 received from Lindsay Cleland
Isbn
9780521465069
Other physical details
ill., facsims., maps, ports.
Stock number
10631b
System control number
0011802
Label
Aboriginal labour and the cattle industry : Queensland from white settlement to the present, Dawn May
Publication
Note
Includes index and tables
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 223-234
Contents
1. Aboriginal land use at the time of contact -- 2. The arrival of white people -- 3. The entry of Aboriginal workers into the cattle industry -- 4. 1897 and its aftermath -- 5. Opponents of the Act -- 6. Continuity and change -- 7. The 1919 Employment Regulation -- 8. Increasing government involvement -- 9. Missions -- 10. World War II and beyond -- 11. Equal pay -- 12. Contemporary land management
Control code
M0013968
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 242 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
  • Copy 3 received from Lindsay Cleland
Isbn
9780521465069
Other physical details
ill., facsims., maps, ports.
Stock number
10631b
System control number
0011802

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