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Submission to the Panel on the Aboriginal Trust Fund Reparation Scheme

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Submission to the Panel on the Aboriginal Trust Fund Reparation Scheme
Title
Submission to the Panel on the Aboriginal Trust Fund Reparation Scheme
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Historical background to the stolen wages; comments on how the scheme should operate; proposes and investigative model of the scheme; sources of records
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Public Interest Advocacy Centre (Sydney, N.S.W.)
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  • Banks, Robin
  • Moran, Simon
  • Goodstone, Alexis
  • Rind,Shazad
  • Panel on the Aboriginal Trust Fund Reparation Scheme
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Pension trusts
Label
Submission to the Panel on the Aboriginal Trust Fund Reparation Scheme
Link
http://www.piac.asn.au
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"September 2004"
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 63
Contents
About P.I.A.C. -- Indigenous Justice Project -- Stolen Generation Project -- Stolen Wages Project: investigating legal claims, liaison with clients, communities and others, uncovering previous payback scheme proposals, lobbying, developing a scheme proposal -- Historical background: Control on Aboriginal movement and labout in NSW: federal and NSW legislation, Government bodies and controlling authorities, private institutions, sources of payments made into the trust funds -- Summary of key principles to guide the scheme: independent of government, established by legislation, scheme is proactive in finding creditors, presumption and the onus of proof, monies to be treated as a debt owed rather than reparation, fair value and opportunity cost, obligation on governments to assist in investigation process, funds available and the cost of administering the scheme, provision for inheritance, appeals process, priority, representation, advice and counselling, impact on income tax, and on existing government entitlements, residual/unclaimed monies, opportunity for community to comment on proposed scheme -- Model of scheme -- Issues arising in the operation of the scheme: Legislative impact dependant on "Aborigine", sources of evidence of entitlement - personal records, NSW state records, Commonwealth Government records, other sources of records -- Identifiying people directly entitled -- Determining how much money was held on trust, probative value of oral evidence -- Interest, opportunity costs -- Notifying people directly entitled, defining heirs who can benefit from an entitlement, identifying snf notifying beneficiaries, proof of identity and relationship -- Appendices : The 1940 review -- Sources of entitlements -- List E with payment totals -- NSW Government Archives -- National Archives -- Department of Aboriginal Affairs' Records -- The A P Elkin Archives -- Other sources of corroboratibe evidence, commentary on the use of oral evidence
Extent
vi, 80 p.
Label
Submission to the Panel on the Aboriginal Trust Fund Reparation Scheme
Link
http://www.piac.asn.au
Publication
Note
"September 2004"
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 63
Contents
About P.I.A.C. -- Indigenous Justice Project -- Stolen Generation Project -- Stolen Wages Project: investigating legal claims, liaison with clients, communities and others, uncovering previous payback scheme proposals, lobbying, developing a scheme proposal -- Historical background: Control on Aboriginal movement and labout in NSW: federal and NSW legislation, Government bodies and controlling authorities, private institutions, sources of payments made into the trust funds -- Summary of key principles to guide the scheme: independent of government, established by legislation, scheme is proactive in finding creditors, presumption and the onus of proof, monies to be treated as a debt owed rather than reparation, fair value and opportunity cost, obligation on governments to assist in investigation process, funds available and the cost of administering the scheme, provision for inheritance, appeals process, priority, representation, advice and counselling, impact on income tax, and on existing government entitlements, residual/unclaimed monies, opportunity for community to comment on proposed scheme -- Model of scheme -- Issues arising in the operation of the scheme: Legislative impact dependant on "Aborigine", sources of evidence of entitlement - personal records, NSW state records, Commonwealth Government records, other sources of records -- Identifiying people directly entitled -- Determining how much money was held on trust, probative value of oral evidence -- Interest, opportunity costs -- Notifying people directly entitled, defining heirs who can benefit from an entitlement, identifying snf notifying beneficiaries, proof of identity and relationship -- Appendices : The 1940 review -- Sources of entitlements -- List E with payment totals -- NSW Government Archives -- National Archives -- Department of Aboriginal Affairs' Records -- The A P Elkin Archives -- Other sources of corroboratibe evidence, commentary on the use of oral evidence
Extent
vi, 80 p.

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