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Hundreds of Aboriginal men were employed as police trackers from 1862. They enjoyed a regular income, but the work was risky and the pay and conditions terrible. Historian Michael Bennett describes the system and makes the case for a compensatory scheme.

Unfair pay: Tracing tracker wages in New South Wales, 1862–1950

Hundreds of Aboriginal men were employed as police trackers from 1862. They enjoyed a regular income, but the work was risky and the pay and conditions terrible. Historian Michael Bennett describes the system and makes the case for a compensatory scheme.
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Presenters: Michael Bennett
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