State Records Office of WA SROWA

Government of Western Australia, Department for Culture and the Arts.

Series S1781 - ABORIGINES - EMPLOYMENT OF

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AU WA S1781

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ABORIGINES - EMPLOYMENT OF

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  • 1908-12-23 - 1910-07-26 (Creation)

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AU WA A222 - NEWCASTLE POLICE STATION (1861-01-01 - 1911-05-02)

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Newcastle townsite was surveyed in 1860. This followed the decision to abandon the town of Old Toodyay because of the susceptibility to flooding. A Sergeant of Police and two constables were appointed to Newcastle in 1861. Newcastle was changed to Toodyay on 3 May 1911 and the Police Station changed name accordingly.

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Employment agreements made between individual aborigines and their employers under the Aborigines Act 1905. Details include date, names of the aborigine and his employer.

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Range Control Symbol = 1-22

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