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- Preliminary pages (PDF, 151KB)
- Maps and Illustrations (PDF, 84KB)
- Acknowledgements (PDF, 51KB)
- Introduction: Colonial history, postcolonial theory and the ‘Aboriginal problem’ in colonial Victoria (PDF, 276KB) – Leigh Boucher and Lynette Russell
- ‘Tickpen’, ‘Boro Boro’: Aboriginal economic engagements in early Melbourne (PDF, 950KB) – Lynette Russell
- ‘Thus have been preserved numerous interesting facts that would otherwise have been lost’: Colonisation, protection and William Thomas’s contribution to (PDF, 437KB)The Aborigines of Victoria – Rachel Standfield
- The 1869 Aborigines Protection Act: Vernacular ethnography and the governance of Aboriginal subjects (PDF, 1.7MB) – Leigh Boucher
- ‘They formed a little family as it were’: The Board for the Protection of Aborigines (1875–1883) (PDF, 1.5MB) – Samuel Furphy
- Managing mission life, 1869–188 (PDF, 171KB)6 – Claire McLisky (with Lynette Russell and Leigh Boucher)
- Photography, authenticity and Victoria’s Aborigines Protection Act (1886) (PDF, 1.1MB) – Jane Lydon
- Women, authority and power on Ramahyuck Mission, Victoria, 1880–1910 (PDF, 144KB) – Joanna Cruickshank and Patricia Grimshaw
- How different was Victoria? Aboriginal ‘protection’ in a comparative context (PDF, 150KB) – Jessie Mitchell and Ann Curthoys
- The ‘Minutes of Evidence’ project: Creating collaborative fields of engagement with the past, present and future (PDF, 196KB) – Jennifer Balint, Julie Evans, Nesam McMillan, Giordano Nanni and Melodie Reynolds-Diarra