The aboriginal protection act, enacted in 1869 by the colony of victoria, australia gave extensive powers over the lives of aboriginal people to the government's board for the protection of aborigines, including regulation of residence, employment and marriage history. The aborigines protection amending act, 1915 (act no2, 1915) , gave the bpa the power to assume control and custody of aboriginal children if it believed this action to be in the moral or physical interest of the child, and to remove the child to such care and control as it thinks best. A brief history of government administration of aboriginal and torres strait islander peoples in queensland 1994 1 was the first comprehensive aboriginal protection act in queensland and, indeed, in australia it ushered in the long era of protection and a brief history of government administration of aboriginal and torres strait.
The aboriginal protection and restriction of the sale of opium act (qld) allows the ‘chief protector’ to remove local aboriginal people onto and between reserves and hold children in dormitories from 1939 until 1971 this power is held by the director of native welfare the director is the legal guardian of. An amendment to the aborigines protection act in 1911 established kinchela boys home and cootamundra girls home for aboriginal children removed from their families in these homes, aboriginal children were taught farm labouring and domestic work, many of them ending up as servants in the houses of wealthy sydney residents. Children and young persons (care and protection) act 1998 no 157 contents page chapter 1 6 preliminary name of act 2 commencement 2 definitions 2 children and young persons to whom this act applies 3 meaning of “aboriginal” and “aboriginal and torres strait islander” 4 children and young persons (care and protection) act 1998 no 157.
Aboriginal protection board refers to a number of historical australian state run institutions with the function of regulating the lives of indigenous australians the 1911 amendment to the aboriginal protection act established kinchela boys home and cootamundra domestic training home for aboriginal girls. The aboriginal and torres strait islander heritage protection act 1984 (atsihp act) can protect areas and objects that are of particular significance to aboriginal people the atsihp act allows the environment minister, on the application of an aboriginal person or group of persons, to make a declaration to protect an area, object or class of. Aborigines protection (amendment) act act no 7, 1918 an act to amend the aborigines protection act, half-caste aboriginal who is a native of new south wales and (b) by omitting in the definition of reserve the words by the governor, and insert.
Aborigines protection act 1909 legislation his later work as a member of the aboriginal protection board, accompanied by similar certainty, led directly to some of the most tragic and damaging results of colonialism for aboriginal people the empress hotel, redfern. The board provided government assistance to aboriginal reserves and i n 1909 their powers were expanded with the passing of the aboriginal protection act (nsw) this act gave the board the power to remove children and greater control over aboriginal reserves, including those that had been set up by aboriginal people and religious groups. The aborigines protection act (nsw) gives the aborigines protection board power to assume full control and custody of the child of any aboriginal person if a court found the child to be neglected under the neglected children and juvenile offenders act 1905 (nsw. Another aboriginal heritage protection act – which would make an unparalled fourth such act within a similar number of decades of operation – it seems timely to reﬂect on the history and political.
Versions of this act (includes consolidations, reprints and “as passed” versions) history of this act please note: the link to this page has been updated to law_a2983html. 1915 despite the provisions of the defence act, aboriginal people serve at gallipoli and other fronts, world war 1nsw aborigines protection board empowered to remove and apprentice aboriginal children without a court hearingsimilar policies allowing the removal of aboriginal children implemented in other states practice continues up to the. Aboriginals: an act to make provision for the better protection and care of the aboriginal and half-caste inhabitants of the colony, and to make more effectual provision for restricting the sale and distribution of opium [assented to 15 december 1897.
Aboriginal and torres strait islander heritage (interim protection) amendment act 1986 citation aboriginal and torres strait islander heritage (interim protection) act 1984. The aborigines protection amending act 1915 gave the board the power to assume control and custody of aboriginal children if it believed this action to be in the moral or physical interest of the child, and to remove the child to such care and control as it thinks best.
Probably, one of the more infamous pieces of legislation introduced by the queensland authorities was the aboriginals protection and restriction of the sale of opium act 1897 (qld) this act created the positions of protectors of aboriginals, and in 1904, the office of the chief protector of aboriginals. The aboriginal protection act, enacted in 1869 by the colony of victoria, australia gave extensive powers over the lives of aboriginal people to the government's board for the protection of aborigines, including regulation of residence, employment and marriage history edit. Protection and segregation (1890s to the 1950s) indigenous survivors of frontier conflict were moved onto reserves or missions from the end of the nineteenth century, various state and territory laws were put in place to control relations between aboriginal people and other australians. Aborigines protection act: vernacular ethnography and the governance of aboriginal subjects leigh boucher in 1864, theo sumner, vice-president of the victorian central board for the provide for the protection and management of the aboriginal natives of victoria’ the 1869 aborigines protection act 3.