The Resource Papers of Barrie Dexter, (manuscript)

Papers of Barrie Dexter, (manuscript)

Label
Papers of Barrie Dexter
Title
Papers of Barrie Dexter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Papers related to the assumption of a responsibility for Indigenous affairs by the Commonwealth government following the outcome of the 1967 referendum; setting up and the operation of the Council for Aboriginal Affairs, Office of Aboriginal Affairs and Department of Aboriginal Affairs; relationship with Commonwealth government; turtle farming project in the Torres Strait; land rights legislation for the Northern Territory; Indigenous affairs in Queensland; Torres Strait - Papua New Guinea boundary issue
Action
Registry file created ; 02/51-1
Biographical or historical data
From 1967-1976 Barrie Dexter was Executive Member of the Council for Aboriginal Affairs and was Director of the Office of Aboriginal Affairs from its inception in 1967 to 1972; In 1972 he was appointed the first head of the Commonwealth Department of Aboriginal Affairs, a position he held until 1977
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1921-
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Dexter, B. G.
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  • Dexter, B. G.
  • Bryant, Gordon
  • Australia
  • Australia
  • Australia
  • Myer Foundation
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Torres Strait Islands (Qld.)
Label
Papers of Barrie Dexter, (manuscript)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Digitisation status: digitised
Extent
5.5 metres (31 boxes + 1 folio folder)
Governing access note
  • Closed access - Depositor's permission. Closed copying & limited use. Not for Inter-Library Loan (Most items - See Finding Aid)
  • Open access - reading. Open copying & quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan (Selected items - See Finding Aid)
Immediate source of acquisition
Transferred from the Library, Australian National University. Transfer authorised by Dexter
Label
Papers of Barrie Dexter, (manuscript)
Link
Publication
Note
Digitisation status: digitised
Extent
5.5 metres (31 boxes + 1 folio folder)
Governing access note
  • Closed access - Depositor's permission. Closed copying & limited use. Not for Inter-Library Loan (Most items - See Finding Aid)
  • Open access - reading. Open copying & quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan (Selected items - See Finding Aid)
Immediate source of acquisition
Transferred from the Library, Australian National University. Transfer authorised by Dexter

Library Locations

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