Item Item 4 - Miracles of Musgrave Park

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UQFL468-Series B-Subseries 3-Item 4


Miracles of Musgrave Park


  • 1983 (Creation)

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1 leaf

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One People of Australia League was established in 1961 as an Aboriginal advancement organisation. It was based in Queensland. The OPAL centre was opened in Brisbane in 1971. It focused on welfare and housing. Neville Bonner was president from 1968 to 1974.
Publicists - Neville Bonner, Carol Archer, O. Fletcher, Jim Hamilton, Muriel Langford, Olive Murphy, E. Rallah, Joyce Wilding.

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Typescript, 1 leaf, with some handwritten notes, title of the report 'Miracles of Musgrave Park'. Handwritten at top of page 'Read at [indecipherable] Jan / 83'. Author unknown. This gives an account of some of the happenings in Musgrave Park during the 10 days protestors gathered in September / October 1982 about land rights. People and organisations mentioned include: Auntie Janie, Jean Phillips, Beryl Wharton and her daughter, Alisa Bone, the Uniting Church, FAIRA (Foundation for Aboriginal and Islander Research Action), and Ross Watson. Written in blue ink in the bottom right-hand corner 'Back to Julie'.

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  • English

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Box 1 Folder 19


Previously housed in Box 2 Folder 8

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Created, Linda Justo, 21-Sep-2023.




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  • Box: UQFL468 Box 1