The Resource The new Australia, Colin Simpson

The new Australia, Colin Simpson

Label
The new Australia
Title
The new Australia
Statement of responsibility
Colin Simpson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Summary
Travel book containing brief references throughout; p.344-355; Aboriginal population (N.T.), discusses findings of Montgomery Report, land rights question, ILO Convention 107; describes Jay Creek, Hermannsburg, Pine Creek; p.365-367; Rock paintings, Cannon Hill, Obiri; distinguishes 5 types of rock art; p.375-401; Melville Island yoi corroboree, brief note on Bishop Gsell buying girls, reasons for Aboriginal marriage rules; Northern Territory administration of welfare services, missions, criticism of isolation at Manigrida, describes visit to Bagot; Arnhem Land - impact of mining leases, Oenpelli rock paintings, employment of Aborigines by Groote Eylandt Mining Company; Gove - land rights case, bark paintings; p.472-4; Records conversation with Mary Durack - assimilation policy, drinking rights, acculturation
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1908-1983
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Simpson, Colin
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
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  • Hermannsburg Lutheran Mission Station
  • Oenpelli Mission (N.T.)
  • Milingimbi Mission (N.T.)
  • Aurukun Mission
  • Mines and mineral resources
  • Australia
  • Australia
Label
The new Australia, Colin Simpson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The discovery of what -- The new Australia -- Decade of the drill -- Who shares the wealth -- A change in shape -- The tourist exploration -- Queensland -- What happens at Weipa -- Yesterday Island -- The tropical North -- The Barrier Reef Islands -- Gladstone and the Moura "Monster" -- " She's booming at the Isa" -- Waking Brisbane, sleepy Koalas -- Anatomy of the Gold Coast -- "New" Coast and old wilderness -- New South Wales: -- Down the coast to Sydney -- "When you come to Sydney" -- Blue Mountains and beyond -- What C.S.I.R.O. spells -- Broken Hill is on its own -- New England's Armidale -- The Ridge's rare opal -- The snowy scheme and Kosciousko -- To the far South Coast -- The Riverina's Albury -- Canberra A.C.T.; optimist at the National Capital -- Victoria: -- Beechworth doesn't need Ned Kelly -- Of bright, skiing and kagaroos -- Melbourne in its own write -- The good water of Gippsland -- Power Valley, Bass Strait Oil -- The "Prom", and the Penguins -- Scenic coast to Port Fairytales -- The Grampians at Hall's Gap -- Wines at Great Western -- What they did at Swan Hill -- Another miracle at Mildura -- Tasmania: -- The prideful one per cent -- Launceston to Eaglehawk Neck -- Pre-Australia at Port Arthur -- To Hobart: the new Monte Carlo? -- To the strange West Coast -- Savage River's "iron soup" -- The Northern Territory: -- The Red and future centre -- "We are Black Australians" -- Katerine Gorge -- Edges of Arnhem Land -- The Darwin evolution -- The pregnant " Eldorado" -- South Australia: -- The arts at Adelaide -- Tours out of Adelaide -- The man of Arkaroola -- Wilpena pound plus -- Zest at Port Lincoln -- Kangaroo Island -- To the Murray at Renmark -- Lake-and-legend corner -- Western Australia: -- New Pioneers on the Ord -- The Buccaneer (and Iron) Islands -- Outback to pearlers' Broome -- The big, big bonanza -- Tom Price, and Dr Oxer's Gorges --Whaleback to Weeli Wolli -- " Port Happening" -- More mountains of iron -- Exmouth talks to fish -- Oil Island + Montebellos -- Perth: lucky Black Swan -- Strangest sight in the West -- The Kwinana reaction -- Too good a corner to cut -- South Coast surprises -- Gold was and nickel is -- Wave rock and wailing wall -- Reflections on the treeless plain
Control code
M0057535
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 605 p., 28 leaves of colour plates
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780207122521
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
System control number
0081875
Label
The new Australia, Colin Simpson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The discovery of what -- The new Australia -- Decade of the drill -- Who shares the wealth -- A change in shape -- The tourist exploration -- Queensland -- What happens at Weipa -- Yesterday Island -- The tropical North -- The Barrier Reef Islands -- Gladstone and the Moura "Monster" -- " She's booming at the Isa" -- Waking Brisbane, sleepy Koalas -- Anatomy of the Gold Coast -- "New" Coast and old wilderness -- New South Wales: -- Down the coast to Sydney -- "When you come to Sydney" -- Blue Mountains and beyond -- What C.S.I.R.O. spells -- Broken Hill is on its own -- New England's Armidale -- The Ridge's rare opal -- The snowy scheme and Kosciousko -- To the far South Coast -- The Riverina's Albury -- Canberra A.C.T.; optimist at the National Capital -- Victoria: -- Beechworth doesn't need Ned Kelly -- Of bright, skiing and kagaroos -- Melbourne in its own write -- The good water of Gippsland -- Power Valley, Bass Strait Oil -- The "Prom", and the Penguins -- Scenic coast to Port Fairytales -- The Grampians at Hall's Gap -- Wines at Great Western -- What they did at Swan Hill -- Another miracle at Mildura -- Tasmania: -- The prideful one per cent -- Launceston to Eaglehawk Neck -- Pre-Australia at Port Arthur -- To Hobart: the new Monte Carlo? -- To the strange West Coast -- Savage River's "iron soup" -- The Northern Territory: -- The Red and future centre -- "We are Black Australians" -- Katerine Gorge -- Edges of Arnhem Land -- The Darwin evolution -- The pregnant " Eldorado" -- South Australia: -- The arts at Adelaide -- Tours out of Adelaide -- The man of Arkaroola -- Wilpena pound plus -- Zest at Port Lincoln -- Kangaroo Island -- To the Murray at Renmark -- Lake-and-legend corner -- Western Australia: -- New Pioneers on the Ord -- The Buccaneer (and Iron) Islands -- Outback to pearlers' Broome -- The big, big bonanza -- Tom Price, and Dr Oxer's Gorges --Whaleback to Weeli Wolli -- " Port Happening" -- More mountains of iron -- Exmouth talks to fish -- Oil Island + Montebellos -- Perth: lucky Black Swan -- Strangest sight in the West -- The Kwinana reaction -- Too good a corner to cut -- South Coast surprises -- Gold was and nickel is -- Wave rock and wailing wall -- Reflections on the treeless plain
Control code
M0057535
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 605 p., 28 leaves of colour plates
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780207122521
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
System control number
0081875

Library Locations

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