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Listed under:  Society  >  Social services  >  Humanitarian aid  >  Aboriginal reserves

Bungalow Aboriginal Reserve near Alice Springs, 1951

This is a black-and-white photograph developed from an acetate negative showing the Alice Springs Telegraph Station Aboriginal Reserve, also known as the Bungalow Aboriginal Reserve. A group of buildings can be seen within a fenced area. There are three boys in the foreground and several people in the middle distance.


Makeshift housing, Dareton Aboriginal Reserve, c1950s

This is a black-and-white photograph showing members of the New South Wales Aboriginal Welfare Board standing near a house made mostly of corrugated iron at the Cemetery Aboriginal Reserve near Dareton in the far south-west of New South Wales. They are looking at the house and appear to be discussing it. The photograph ...


Petition from the people of Coranderrk Reserve, 1875, extract

This is the first page of a handwritten two-page petition sent to the chief secretary in the Victorian colonial government in 1875. The petition, written by well-known Wurundjeri man William Barak, indicates that the Indigenous people on Coranderrk Station had held a meeting on 20 October 1875 and that 24 people, whose ...


Indigenous people at Lake Tyers mission, c1900

This black-and-white posed photograph shows Indigenous men, women and children at Lake Tyers mission in Gippsland, Victoria, in about 1900. It has been taken out of doors with the group placed in front of a large tree and some shrubs. There are ten men, four women and several infants and children. All are wearing Western-style ...

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Branyi Bayann Niiringal (Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow)

This learning and teaching resource supports schools and their communities to make important Aboriginal sites accessible on Google Maps. This resource can only be viewed in Chrome, MS Edge, Firefox and Safari. This resource is also downloadable as a SCORM file: the downloaded version will only work if you upload it to a ...