File FVF269 - One People of Australia League Ephemera

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One People of Australia League Ephemera


  • [197-]? (Creation)

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1 folder ; 30 cm.

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One People of Australia League (1961- ).
Objectives - The assimilation of all people living in Australia, the welding of the coloured and white citizens into one people, the advancement of Aboriginal welfare by practical programmes in employment, housing, education and social relationships.
Publicists - Neville Bonner, Carol Archer, O. Fletcher, Jim Hamilton, Muriel Langford, Olive Murphy, E. Rallah, Joyce Wilding.
Notes: By assimilation OPAL means integration of an ethnic group which retains its own authentic identity. OPAL prefers to work within existing political structures rather than by political agitation. OPAL originated from a split in the Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders.

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Neville Thomas Bonner AO (28 March 1922 - 5 February 1999), elder of the Jagera people, was the first Indigenous Australian to become a member of the Parliament of Australia. He served as President of the One People of Australia League in 1970.

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  • English

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Revised, SJB, 22-Nov-2022.
Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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