Archival Resources Details Interview with Shirley Andrews [sound recording] / Interviewer : Peter Read

Item Title
Interview with Shirley Andrews [sound recording] / Interviewer : Peter Read
National Library of Australia Oral History Collection
ORAL TRC 2303/33
Date Range
2 March 1989

"Ms Andrews speaks of meeting Jessie Street; the Victorian attitude to aborigines; Jessie's authoritarianism; aboriginal Acts; social justice issues; Dr Duguid; Jessie's attitude to Dr Duguid; Mary Bennett; polarities in attitude; missionaries; communism; Council for Aboriginal Rights; Federal Council's first meeting; Don Dunstan's handling of difficult situations; her role in FCAATSI; duplication of resolutions in FCAATSI; the Namatjira appeal; campaign to get the vote for aborigines; Jessie's relations with people; Doris Blackburn; union influence; Perkins' impact on NSW aboriginal affairs; the U.N. Conference in Canberra; Jessie's overseas trips; results of the referendum; FCAATSI's non-involvement in welfare work; the need to look for new ways to do things." (NLA, c. 2013)

Series: Peter Read collection of interviews conducted for his book entitled, Charles Perkins : a biography
Bib ID: 666346
Reference Number: ORAL TRC 2303/33

2 tape reels ; 7 in.
Written permission required from Dr Read for research and public use