Historical Who is Who


1906 - 1988

Greatly influential advocate of Australian Aborigines’ interests over fifty years. Inspired by Christian vision of social justice, he organised the League which campaigned for citizenship rights and opposed the continuing ignoring of them by successive governments, including the 1957 testing of nuclear weapons near their homelands. The creation of the Department of Aboriginal Affairs was a recognition of the legitimacy and importance of this cause and he was formally honoured by Australian national and British Commonwealth awards


Pastor Sir Doug Nicholls (16 mins) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEHTfjaoRu0

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