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Recovery: The Politics of Aboriginal Reform

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Summary

The author shares his knowledge of the background to the debate on Aboriginal land rights and welfare payments. Charles Rowley died just as this book was completed.

In Recovery: The Politics of Aboriginal Reform he leaves a powerful and personal testament addressed to all Australians. He criticises the Hawke government's procrastination and equivocation of the Aboriginal land rights issue.

A keen advocate of reconciliation and restitution and a member of the Aboriginal Treaty Committee, Rowley also wrote "In A Matter of Justice" (1978) where he reproached the Fraser government for not sustaining the commitment to land rights affirmed by its predecessor.

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Korff, J 2018, Recovery: The Politics of Aboriginal Reform, <https://www.creativespirits.info/resources/books/recovery-the-politics-of-aboriginal-reform>, retrieved 18 April 2019

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