The Resource Investigation of the situation of the Australian Aboriginal population in the Walgett area of New South Wales : report on survey carried out August to October, 1969, by Brian Ross

Investigation of the situation of the Australian Aboriginal population in the Walgett area of New South Wales : report on survey carried out August to October, 1969, by Brian Ross

Label
Investigation of the situation of the Australian Aboriginal population in the Walgett area of New South Wales : report on survey carried out August to October, 1969
Title
Investigation of the situation of the Australian Aboriginal population in the Walgett area of New South Wales
Title remainder
report on survey carried out August to October, 1969
Statement of responsibility
by Brian Ross
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Summary
Analysis of Walgett Aboriginal subculture; demographic data; arrests of Aborigines; housing needs, rental provisions; heatlh; infant mortality and emotional health; unemployment, occupations and income; educational needs, results of basic skills testing, vocational needs and training
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/organizationName
Unisearch Ltd
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ross, Brian
  • Council for Aboriginal Affairs (Australia)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ross, Brian
  • Council for Aboriginal Affairs (Australia)
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
Investigation of the situation of the Australian Aboriginal population in the Walgett area of New South Wales : report on survey carried out August to October, 1969, by Brian Ross
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • At head of title : Private and Confidential
  • "February 1970"
  • Processed
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 162-163
Contents
The Walgett Aboriginal sub-culture: the need for research -- Powerlessness, distrust of white Australians and white injustice -- Despair, dependence on luck, and living for the moment; Social disintegration; Criteria for effective field workers in Walgett; Leadership; Leadership training; Potential leaders; Human relations training for Aboriginal and white Australians -- Demography: population -- Distribution of population -- Arrests of Aborigines -- Housing: estimated housing needs -- Beautification of existing homes -- Furniture -- Women's clubs -- The Health of Walgett Aborigines: physical health, emotional health -- Personal, economic and social variables: failure to apply for social service benefits; Occupations; Incomes; Pension dependent males; Knowledge of job training subsidies and grants for co-operatives; Attitudes to relocation; White Australian helpers; Female employment; Recent unemployment; Marital stability -- Reducing unemployment: waiving irrelevant formal requirements; A community self-survey; Clarifying promotion requirements; Training shearers; Offsetting physical disqualifications; Lowering entrance standards; Soliciting applications for business loans; Contracting teams; Social development; Outline of proposals for hostels designed to reduce Aboriginal unemployment; Relocation; Caravans and caravan gardens as a means to mobility; Living-away-from-home allowances -- Academic attainments and educational needs of Aborigines: primary classes in Walgett Central School; Walgett Central School Primary: ages for grades, class composition, attendance; Walgett Convent School: class composition; Collarenebri Central School - class composition; Goodooga Central School - class composition; Performance of Walgett secondary pupils on A.C.E.R. tests of academic attainment; Class composition - Walgett Central School - secondary classes; Attendance - Walgett Central School - secondary classes; The need for widespread testing -- Vocational needs of Walgett Aboriginal children: vocational aspirations, job opportunities and demands; Employment needs; Career counselling -- Cognitive development in Aborigines: scores on traditional tests of I.Q.; The Walgett Aboriginal pupil; Infant care and intellectual growth; Teacher education: teaching methods to stimulate cognitive growth; Teacher training for secondary classes; Extra measures of intellectual development; Education for leisure; Health education; Teacher pupil relationships; Increasing success experience -- Widening horizons through travel
Control code
M0023069
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
v, 163 pages
Governing access note
Open access – reading. Open copying for private study (in accordance with Copyright Act 1968), closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
5639b ; 5640b
System control number
0045960
Label
Investigation of the situation of the Australian Aboriginal population in the Walgett area of New South Wales : report on survey carried out August to October, 1969, by Brian Ross
Publication
Note
  • At head of title : Private and Confidential
  • "February 1970"
  • Processed
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 162-163
Contents
The Walgett Aboriginal sub-culture: the need for research -- Powerlessness, distrust of white Australians and white injustice -- Despair, dependence on luck, and living for the moment; Social disintegration; Criteria for effective field workers in Walgett; Leadership; Leadership training; Potential leaders; Human relations training for Aboriginal and white Australians -- Demography: population -- Distribution of population -- Arrests of Aborigines -- Housing: estimated housing needs -- Beautification of existing homes -- Furniture -- Women's clubs -- The Health of Walgett Aborigines: physical health, emotional health -- Personal, economic and social variables: failure to apply for social service benefits; Occupations; Incomes; Pension dependent males; Knowledge of job training subsidies and grants for co-operatives; Attitudes to relocation; White Australian helpers; Female employment; Recent unemployment; Marital stability -- Reducing unemployment: waiving irrelevant formal requirements; A community self-survey; Clarifying promotion requirements; Training shearers; Offsetting physical disqualifications; Lowering entrance standards; Soliciting applications for business loans; Contracting teams; Social development; Outline of proposals for hostels designed to reduce Aboriginal unemployment; Relocation; Caravans and caravan gardens as a means to mobility; Living-away-from-home allowances -- Academic attainments and educational needs of Aborigines: primary classes in Walgett Central School; Walgett Central School Primary: ages for grades, class composition, attendance; Walgett Convent School: class composition; Collarenebri Central School - class composition; Goodooga Central School - class composition; Performance of Walgett secondary pupils on A.C.E.R. tests of academic attainment; Class composition - Walgett Central School - secondary classes; Attendance - Walgett Central School - secondary classes; The need for widespread testing -- Vocational needs of Walgett Aboriginal children: vocational aspirations, job opportunities and demands; Employment needs; Career counselling -- Cognitive development in Aborigines: scores on traditional tests of I.Q.; The Walgett Aboriginal pupil; Infant care and intellectual growth; Teacher education: teaching methods to stimulate cognitive growth; Teacher training for secondary classes; Extra measures of intellectual development; Education for leisure; Health education; Teacher pupil relationships; Increasing success experience -- Widening horizons through travel
Control code
M0023069
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
v, 163 pages
Governing access note
Open access – reading. Open copying for private study (in accordance with Copyright Act 1968), closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
5639b ; 5640b
System control number
0045960

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
Processing Feedback ...