Deputy Chief Protector
Deputy Chief Protector 1936:
'When it was explained to them that it was impossible for any aboriginal to be free of the Aboriginal Protection Act in its entirety (which is what the men were asking) they said "we are in a closed box and wait for the lid to be taken off."'
Keywords: Chief Protector of Aborigines, Meriam history, Protection Act, racism, 1936
Report of the Chief Protector of Aborigines, Queensland Parliamentary Papers, 1937 p 3.
Author: Sharp, Nonie