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The Resource Australians outback : 60 years of Bush Church Aid, Helen Caterer

Australians outback : 60 years of Bush Church Aid, Helen Caterer

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Australians outback : 60 years of Bush Church Aid
Title
Australians outback
Title remainder
60 years of Bush Church Aid
Statement of responsibility
Helen Caterer
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Includes mention of a young Aboriginal girl visiting Smoky Bay and seeing the sea for the first time p. 35; tells of Aboriginal families attending a service where hymns were accompanied on gum leaves p. 55; states bush hospitals dispensed cough mixture to Aboriginal outpatients suffering from severe head colds, who despite careful warnings then downed the whole bottle in one sitting p. 67; tells of the Koonibba Hospital for Aborigines where the nurse dealt with polio, a diabetes outbreak, and epidemics of eye ulcers, pneumonic flu, gastro-enteritis, meningitis and whooping cough p. 73-74; mentions Penong Hospital being a first aid station for Aboriginal people camping nearby and being treated for wounds, burns and bites p. 77; speaks of health and spiritual encounters with Aboriginal people p. 101-103, 110, 114, 122, 124, 132; details the ministry to Aboriginal people p. 133-135; images 'Grace Hitchcox at Koonibba' and 'Koonibba Hospital' p. 73, 'A Dr. Roy Gibson house call' p. 100, 'Sydney James Cook, January 1941' p. 134, two pictures of Aboriginal people p. 135, maps of B.C.A. missions from 1935, 1939 and the 1980's p. 156-157
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Caterer, Helen
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Anglican Information Office (Sydney, N.S.W.)
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  • Bush Church Aid Society (Australia)
  • Anglican Church of Australia
  • Rural missions
Label
Australians outback : 60 years of Bush Church Aid, Helen Caterer
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Publication
Note
  • Cover subtitle: 60 years of the Bush Church Aid Society
  • Copy signed by author
Control code
000002506946
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
160 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from the Tom Austen Brown collection.
Isbn
9780908089925
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Label
Australians outback : 60 years of Bush Church Aid, Helen Caterer
Publication
Note
  • Cover subtitle: 60 years of the Bush Church Aid Society
  • Copy signed by author
Control code
000002506946
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
160 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from the Tom Austen Brown collection.
Isbn
9780908089925
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.

Library Locations

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