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Tuesday, 28 August 1973
Page: 403

To the Honourable the Speaker and Members of the House of Representatives in Parliament assembled:

The humble petition of the undersigned Torres Strait Islanders and Aboriginals respectfully showeth that there are serious problems in matters such as Housing, Health and Education in the Torres Strait area.

Your petitioners therefore humbly pray that the House of Representatives urge the Government to take over all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islands affairs.

And your petitioners, as in duty bound, will ever pray. by Mr Bryant.

Petition received.

Aboriginal Affairs in Victoria

To the Honourable the Speaker and Members of the House of Representatives in Parliament assembled: The humble petition of certain Aborigines respectfully showeth:

That they are concerned about Housing, Education, Employment, Health, Legal Service and Social Welfare for Aborigines in Victoria.

Your petitioners therefore humbly pray that the House urge the Australian Government to take full control of Aboriginal Affairs in these matters in Victoria.

And your petitioners, as in duty bound, will ever pray. by Mr Bryant.

Petition received.







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