Item F1933 - Letter, 1971 May 6 : Mt. Gravatt, to Secretary, Union of Australian Women.

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Letter, 1971 May 6 : Mt. Gravatt, to Secretary, Union of Australian Women.


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2 leaves ; 34 cm.

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The Aboriginal and Islanders Council, also, known as the Brisbane Tribal Council.
Objectives - To assist Aboriginals and Islanders in coping with all aspects of life in and around Brisbane, to promote the well-being of Aboriginals and Islanders, to encourage the education of Aborigines and Islanders, to preserve the cultures of the indigenous inhabitants of Australia and of Torres Strait Islanders and to provide premises for the Council.

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Union of Australian Women Queensland Branch (1950-).
Objectives - To unite women in action for the recognition and attainment of their full rights to develop and live as liberated human beings. To eliminate sex and racial discrimination, to achieve world peace and planned control of resources, to support United Nations declarations on Human Rights and the Rights of the Child and to advance the standard of living, particularly of children.
Publicists - Eva Bacon, Marge Croucher, Alice Hughes, Jean Leary, Stella Nord, Jean O'Connor, Elsie Pettigrew, Jenny Prohaska, Rath Thomas, Pam Young.
Notes: Affiliated with Womens International Democratic Federation and the Australian Peace Committee Connected with labour movement Women's committees of the Seamen's Union of Australia, Waterside Workers' Federation, building and mining unions, affiliated with the U.A.W.

References: U.A.W. 25 Years: 1950-1975: Work by Women for Women U.A.W., Melbourne, 1975. Includes material from other state branches.

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Asks for support for campaign by the National Tribal Council against the Queensland Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders' Affairs Act, 1965.
Letter signed by Len Watson, Education Officer.

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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