Further Information

Bringing Them Home: Report of the national inquiry into the separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from their families. (1997): summary, report.

Then Prime Minister Paul Keating 1992 speech at Redfern Park, Sydney, for the Australian Launch of the International Year for the World’s Indigenous People, recently voted as the most important speech ever given in Australia: text, video.

Detailed map (sans the actual railway line) of the area surrounding Karonie siding on the Trans-Australian Railway, 105 km east of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.

Moseley Royal Commission (1936) and the MRNS Mogumber Kindergarten, historical context for.

Roberts, Annette, Sister Eileen: A Life With the Lid Off, Perth: Access Press, 2002 ISBN: 086445158X

Pilkington, Doris, Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence, Brisbane: University of Queensland Press, 1996, ISBN: 0-7022-3281-5

Calgaret, Irene, ‘Roelands Mission Education - A Personal Narrative’ in The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education (ISSN 1326-0111) Volume 25, Number 2 (1997) pp. 33-36 and at the World Indigenous People’s Conference, June 1996.

Bates, Daisy, The passing of the Aborigines: a lifetime spent among the natives of Australia, London: Murray, 1938 and Melbourne: Heinemann, 1966.

McCotter, Denzil, Children in Limbo: An Investigation into the circumstances and needs of children in long term care in Western Australia, Department for Community Welfare, Perth, 1981.

The difficult parallels between two lives cut short, Ricci Vicenti and his posthumously born second son, also Ricci.

Royal Commission on Black Deaths in Custody re Ricci John Vicenti.

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s Apology to Australia’s Indigenous Peoples, House of Representatives, Parliament House, Canberra, 13 February 2008.