End of an era : Aboriginal labour in the Northern Territory / Ronald M. Berndt & Catherine H. Berndt Berndt, Ronald M. (Ronald Murray), 1916-

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Berndt, Ronald M. (Ronald Murray), 1916-
Aboriginal Australians - Employment - Australia - Northern Territory - History.; Aboriginal Australians - Northern Territory - History.; Australian Investment Agency.
Retrospective analysis of survey of Aboriginal labour on cattle stations, Army Aboriginal Settlements, 1944-46; stations, all owned by Australian Investment Agency (Vesteys), include Wave Hill, Waterloo, Limbunya, Birrundudu, Gordon Downs, Manbulloo, Willeroo; Army Settlements include Katherine Civil Settlement, Manbulloo Army settlement; also Daly River region; inadequacy of diet, starvation; inadequate supplies of drinking, washing water, shelter, educational, medical facilities; infant mortality, birth rate; sexual relations, white men, Aboriginal women; labour recruitment, remuneration; costs to stations for food, clothing, sundries supplied to Aborigines; conduct of white staff, Aboriginal attitudes; responses to report, recommendations.
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