Coverart for item
The Resource The 1960s Aboriginal Fruit-picking Scheme : a critical evaluation : an instructive history of social policy, social work, and Central Australian Aborigines, Milton James

The 1960s Aboriginal Fruit-picking Scheme : a critical evaluation : an instructive history of social policy, social work, and Central Australian Aborigines, Milton James

Label
The 1960s Aboriginal Fruit-picking Scheme : a critical evaluation : an instructive history of social policy, social work, and Central Australian Aborigines
Title
The 1960s Aboriginal Fruit-picking Scheme
Title remainder
a critical evaluation : an instructive history of social policy, social work, and Central Australian Aborigines
Statement of responsibility
Milton James
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation pending
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
James, Milton
Dewey number
306.0899915
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aboriginal Fruit-picking Scheme
  • Northern Territory
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Missionary settlements
Label
The 1960s Aboriginal Fruit-picking Scheme : a critical evaluation : an instructive history of social policy, social work, and Central Australian Aborigines, Milton James
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The story begins with the need for work at Ernabella Mission and the need for workers in the southern horticultural areas: the situation with Aboriginal labour at Ernabella Mission; Immigrants and the government assimilation policy -- 1965 Barmera Group -- The situation with Aborigines living in central Australia in the 1960s : equal wages and conditions for station workers; Serious lack of employment; Assimilation policy; Changing purpose for settlements and missions; The effectiveness of the training provided to Aborigines; The problem of alcohol; Lifting of prohibition laws; Introduction of welfare benefits -- The Welfare Branch initiates fruit-picking trials -- 1966 Barmera Group -- 1966 Leeton Group : peach picking production record for the 1966 Leeton Group; Apple picking; Tomato picking : tomato picking production record for the 1966 Leeton group; Pear picking: pear picking production records for the 1966 group; Summary: breakdown of income and expenditures of the 1966 Leeton Group (1) and (2); Breakdown of income and expenditures of the 1966 Leeton Group from Saturday 15 January 1966 to Saturday 30 April 1966 (sixteen weeks) -- 1966 Watervale Group -- 1966 Griffith Group -- 1966 Gundagai Group : record of average weekly earnings of all work gangs on the Gundagai Asparagus Farm 1966; Serious drinking problems; Record savings of the eighteen Hermannsburg men that left the job after six weeks -- 1967 Shepparton Group : income and savings of the men in the Turnbull Brothers group; Income and savings of the men in the Dundas Simpson Group; Income and savings of the men in the Pullar & Nephew group -- 1967 Leeton Group -- 1967 Griffith Group : names of the men in the 1967 Griffith group and the 1967 Leeton Group listed by their work group, settlement, mission or cattle station along with their total income, total expenses and savings or debt -- 1967 Gundagai Group -- 1968 Shepparton Group -- 1966-1973 Department of Aboriginal Affairs Riverland groups -- 1969-1972 women's cannery groups : summary of total earnings and savings of the 1969 women's cannery group; Looking at these women's groups from the perspective of "orbiting"; Looking at these women's groups from the perspective of the Girl Effect -- Summary and concluding comments
Control code
000053803005
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st edition
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9781925271232
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some coloured), facsimiles, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)896821620
Label
The 1960s Aboriginal Fruit-picking Scheme : a critical evaluation : an instructive history of social policy, social work, and Central Australian Aborigines, Milton James
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The story begins with the need for work at Ernabella Mission and the need for workers in the southern horticultural areas: the situation with Aboriginal labour at Ernabella Mission; Immigrants and the government assimilation policy -- 1965 Barmera Group -- The situation with Aborigines living in central Australia in the 1960s : equal wages and conditions for station workers; Serious lack of employment; Assimilation policy; Changing purpose for settlements and missions; The effectiveness of the training provided to Aborigines; The problem of alcohol; Lifting of prohibition laws; Introduction of welfare benefits -- The Welfare Branch initiates fruit-picking trials -- 1966 Barmera Group -- 1966 Leeton Group : peach picking production record for the 1966 Leeton Group; Apple picking; Tomato picking : tomato picking production record for the 1966 Leeton group; Pear picking: pear picking production records for the 1966 group; Summary: breakdown of income and expenditures of the 1966 Leeton Group (1) and (2); Breakdown of income and expenditures of the 1966 Leeton Group from Saturday 15 January 1966 to Saturday 30 April 1966 (sixteen weeks) -- 1966 Watervale Group -- 1966 Griffith Group -- 1966 Gundagai Group : record of average weekly earnings of all work gangs on the Gundagai Asparagus Farm 1966; Serious drinking problems; Record savings of the eighteen Hermannsburg men that left the job after six weeks -- 1967 Shepparton Group : income and savings of the men in the Turnbull Brothers group; Income and savings of the men in the Dundas Simpson Group; Income and savings of the men in the Pullar & Nephew group -- 1967 Leeton Group -- 1967 Griffith Group : names of the men in the 1967 Griffith group and the 1967 Leeton Group listed by their work group, settlement, mission or cattle station along with their total income, total expenses and savings or debt -- 1967 Gundagai Group -- 1968 Shepparton Group -- 1966-1973 Department of Aboriginal Affairs Riverland groups -- 1969-1972 women's cannery groups : summary of total earnings and savings of the 1969 women's cannery group; Looking at these women's groups from the perspective of "orbiting"; Looking at these women's groups from the perspective of the Girl Effect -- Summary and concluding comments
Control code
000053803005
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st edition
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9781925271232
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some coloured), facsimiles, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)896821620

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 ...