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Western Australia - Publications Details

Newspaper Article

Title
The Treatment of Aborigines
In
Western Mail
Imprint
Charles Harper, J.W. Hackett, James Gibey, for the Western mail office, Perth, 14 October 1905, p. 44
Url
http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article37807591
Description

This article, from The Western Mail in 1905 quotes from Chief Protector of Aborigines, Henry Prinsep's annual report for that year. Prinsep uses the annual report to respond to the findings and allegations of the Roth royal commission into the 'condition' of Indigenous people in the State. Topics reported in the article include money wages; labour by contract; police system; distribution of relief; native reserves; firearms; and relations between the Chief Protector and the royal commissioner.

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