Aborigines Protection Act 1886

25/06/2020
Aboriginal prisoners in neck chains at Wyndham, Northern Western Australia. State Library of Victoria.

Facets of Colonisation

‘… The consolidation of colonisation in Western Australia occurred with the establishment of pastoral settlements (sheep and cattle farming) in central coastal regions (e.g. the Gascoyne) from the 1860s, and later in the Kimberley region of the far north from the 1880s. The Fairburn Report of 1882 highlighted […]
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