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Circular Book [Aborigines Welfare Board]

State Records Authority of New South Wales
Aborigines Welfare Board (Has creator)
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Records held by the State Records Authority of New South Wales are covered by copyright. For information on reusing material from the collection see Archives in Brief 74 – Research and Copyright.
http://www.records.nsw.gov.au/state-archives/guides-and-finding-aids/archives-in-brief/archives-in-brief-74

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Western Sydney Records Centre 143 O'Connell Street KINGSWOOD NSW



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This series comprises copies of circulars sent by the Aborigines Welfare Board to Area Welfare Officers, managers of stations, supervisors of reserves, and officers-in-charge of Police Stations. At some time the pages of the book were detached from their binding and the circulars are now loose pages. The circulars relate to: policy matters (including disciplinary action on stations and reserves, clarification of the policy on assimilation of Aborigines into the general community, and duties and responsibilities of Area Welfare Officers); general welfare matters (including payment of unemployment and sickness benefits to Aborigines); listings of names of people granted Certificates of Exemption from the provisions of the Aborigines Protection Act and Regulations; requests for information from stations and reserves (including contract schedules; dairy livestock; and information for the Board's Annual Report); and staffing issues (including new appointments, transfer of officers, and use of departmental vehicles). There are also circulars regarding awards for rural workers; flood relief for Aborigines; and national service for Aborigines. An index, arranged in rough alphabetical order, is located at the front of the volume. The records in this series were transferred to State Records by the Aborigines Services Branch of the Department of Youth and Community Services in 1977.

Created: 1952-11-12 to 1957-10-03

Data time period: 11 11 1952 to 02 10 1957

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