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Policy Protection in Australia - 1830/1840's

Summary: The personality and opinions of the man administering a stats Aboriginal policy could have quire an influence on both that policy and the way it was carried out. This is suggested by the official's attitude to half-castes in Queensland and Western Australia.
Policy of Protection

In the 1830s and 1840s the influence of the evangelical altruistic was at its height and the British government at that time was taking a strong line for the protection of the persons and rights of `native peoples'.

The period of Governor Sir George Cipps was an essential one, with issues involving aboriginal protection raised very clearly and all parties in the conflict drawn in battle. A new policy was then places by a Protectorate of the Aborigines. In New South Wales, the local Commissioners for Crown Lands were given the job of Protectors in 1837.

From self-government to World War II, the Government policy towards the Aborigines changed. It was described by one authority as a policy `to smooth the pillow of a dying race'. The difference between the old protection policy and the new one was that it was protection...

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