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ABSCHOL

  • Corporate body

ABSCHOL was the Aboriginal Affairs Department of the National Union of Australian University Students. Its activities became wider than its stated objectives especially when the Australian Government began a secondary school scholarships scheme. The national Australian Union of Students (the continuation of N.U.A.U.S.) dropped the name ABSCHOL in favour of "Race Relations Department". The University of Queensland group retained the name ABSCHOL. Its activities emphasized close links with the Brisbane black community. It became inoperative in the late seventies. Since 1981 attempts have been made to revive it.
Objectives - To promote and aid higher education, including secondary, technical and tertiary education, for Aborigines; to inform university students and the community about the problems faced by Aborigines in furthering their education; to give scholarships to eligible students.

4BW (Radio station : Brisbane, Qld.)

  • Corporate body

4BW (Radio station : Brisbane, Qld) (1975-).
Objectives - To establish a Women's Access Radio Station in Brisbane.
Publicists - Sue Alton, Barbara Bowers, Marie Cuvet, Win Egan, Margaret Evans, Val French, Pam Gorring, Gaby Horan, Prima McLellan, Liz Passmore, Janine Walker.
Note: Formed largely by Women's Electoral Lobby. The initial application for an AM license failed but Radio 4BW broadcasts through Radio 4EB. A further license application is expected.

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