TITLE

THE DARWIN REBELLION

AUTHOR(S)
JENSEN, H. I.
PUB. DATE
November 1966
SOURCE
Labour History;Nov1966, Issue 11, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the 1919 Darwin Rebellion in the Northern Territory of Australia. The political situation in the Northern Territory during the 1910s, the actions of Northern Territory Administrator John Gilruth, and the involvement of protest leader Harold Nelson in mobilizing union activity are examined. The opening of private mail by the Administration, alleged government involvement in opium traffic, and government orders resulting in the seizure and destruction of a steamer are also discussed. The results of the Rebellion are also discussed, including Gilruth's loss of his position as Administrator and his departure from Australia.
ACCESSION #
47549966

 

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