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Black and white together FCAATSI : the Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders, 1958-1973 / Sue Taffe. (2005)

Authors: Taffe, Susan, 1945-
Publisher:St Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 84 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 84 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Also Titled:
  • Black and white together, Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders
Author:
  • Taffe, Susan, 1945-
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • xiv, 402 p., [12] p.of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 20 cm.
Summary:
  • This is the first ever history of FCAATSI, the grassroots lobby of black and white Australians whose collective efforts brought about sweeping political and social change. Together they campaigned nationally for the momentous 1967 Referendum; equal wages, and land rights.
Contents:
  • Machine derived contents note: Part I GAINING POWER
  • 1. 'A very historic occasion' 3
  • 2. 'The psychological moment' 15
  • Black activism, 1930-1950s 16
  • White activism, 1940-1950s 22
  • The rocket range controversy, 1947-57 32
  • London, 1956 38
  • Multiracial organisations 41
  • 3. People and politics 46
  • The Melbourne executive 49
  • Assimilation or integration? 53
  • Albert Namatjira 55
  • The 1961 Brisbane conference 61
  • Communist Party of Australia's Aboriginal
  • policy 69
  • Hopevale flogging 72
  • The executive gains control 76
  • Part II CAMPAIGNING
  • 4. The campaign for constitutional reform 85
  • The national petition campaign, 1962-63 92
  • The debate widens 101
  • The vote 'yes' campaign, 1967 109
  • Interpreting significance 114
  • 5. Wages, work and welfare 125
  • The interim Equal Wages Committee 128
  • The tuberculosis allowance campaign 132
  • The Queensland Trust Fund campaign 138
  • The equal wages campaign 145
  • Weighing up 158
  • 6. Recognising rights to land 164
  • Background to the land question 166
  • Disputing government policy 176
  • The Federal Council and the land issue 187
  • Easter 1965 194
  • Wave Hill and the Gurindji 199
  • National land rights campaign, 1968 201
  • Part III UNDER CHALLENGE
  • 7. From multiracial coalition to Black Power 219
  • Aboriginal and Islander involvement 222
  • The structure of FCAATSI 233
  • Grievance and assertion, Easter 1968 241
  • The 1969 annual conference 245
  • The 1970 split 257
  • 8. FCAATSI sidelined 267
  • The Aboriginal Tent Embassy 268
  • FCAATSI in a changing world 280
  • The Alice Springs conference 293
  • Internal conflicts 299
  • Epilogue 307
  • Appendices 314
  • 1. Attendance at annual FCAATSI conferences,
  • 1958-1972 314
  • 2. FCAATSI Core Executive, 1958-1973 316
  • 3. FCAATSI State Secretaries, 1962-1973 318
  • 4. Convenors of Committees 319.
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Notes:
  • Includes bibliography (p. 373-392) and index.
  • Also available online (Table of contents)
Other Form:
  • Online version Taffe, Sue, 1945- Black and white together FCAATSI. St Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2005
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 0702235113
Dewey Number:
  • 323.119915 75
  • 323.119/​915
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 46842906
  • 46842906
  • 28541674
  • 28541674
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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