• Short Summary

    Plans by Australian aborines to establish a housing project in the Sydney suburb of Redfern are meeting with opposition from white residents.

  • Description

    Plans by Australian aborines to establish a housing project in the Sydney suburb of Redfern are meeting with opposition from white residents.

    Whites and aborigine leaders have been arguing in the streets and one group of white householders is presenting a petition to the Sydney City Council asking that aborigines living in Redfern homes at present be removed.

    The aborigines say they are determined to go ahead with the housing scheme. They are seeking a loan from the new Australian Labour government to buy about sixty homes in one Redfern suburban block to establish a self-supporting community.

    Aborigine leader Mr. A. Blair and head of the white householder group, Mrs. L. Hunter, clashed verbally outside one of the homes the aborigines hope to purchase:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3HHLOWT1A1PX00J1M2XPOAP5U
    Media URN:
    VLVA3HHLOWT1A1PX00J1M2XPOAP5U
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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