The Federation Press

Lawyers in the Alice

Aboriginals and Whitefellas’ law


The story of how legal aid began in Alice Springs. This is oral history at its best: personal and evocative, entertaining and informative. The tale of how an outback town was changed forever.

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Interviews with:

Neil Hargrave
Ian Barker
Paul Coe
Jim Berg
Pat Miller
James Montgomery
Geoff Eames
David Parsons
Maria Palmer-Thompson
Peter Rotumah
Betty Carter
Phillip Toyne
Ross Howie
Pat O’Shane
Frant Vincent
John Coldrey
Pam Ditton
Bruce Donald

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