Annual Reports

Annual departmental reports written by the Chief Protector of Aborigines, Aborigines Department, between 1899 and 1908 (all reports are for the financial year ending June 30th of that year)

1899

1900

1901

1902

1903

1904

1905

1906

1907

1908

Annual departmental reports written by the Chief Protector of Aborigines, Department of Aborigines and Fisheries, between 1909 and 1920 (all reports are for the financial year ending June 30th of that year)

1909

1910

1911

1912

[There are no reports for the years 1913 and 1914]

1915
Select Committee of the Legislative Council on the retirement of Mr C F Gale from the position of Chief Protector of Aborigines, 12th October 1915

[There are no reports for the years 1916 and 1917]

1918

[There are no reports for the years 1919 and 1920]

In 1920 the Department of Aborigines and Fisheries was separated. The Department of the North-West operated between 1920 and 1926. This department had control of Aboriginal affairs for the area above latitude 25 degrees South in Western Australia. The Department of Fisheries had control of Aboriginal affairs for the area below latitude 25 degrees South in Western Australia.

There are no reports regarding Aboriginal affairs during these years.

Annual departmental reports written by the Chief Protector of Aborigines, Aborigines Department, between 1926 and 1936 (all reports are for the financial year ending June 30th of that year)

[There are no reports for the years 1927 and 1927]

1928

1929

[There are no reports for the years 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933 and 1934]

1935 Moseley Report
Report of the Royal Commissioner, appointed to investigate, report and advise upon matters in relation to the condition and treatment of Aborigines

1935 Annual Report

1936

Annual departmental reports written by the Commissioner of Native Affairs, Department of Native Affairs, between 1936 and 1954 (all reports are for the financial year ending June 30th of that year). In 1936, following the recommendation of the Moseley Royal Commission and the subsequent amendment of the Aborigines Act 1905, functions of the Aborigines Department were considerably increased and its name was at the same time changed to that of the Department of Native Affairs.

[There is no report for the year 1937]

1938

[There are no reports for the years 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943]

1944

1945

[There are no reports for the years 1946 and 1947]

1948 Bateman Report
Report of the Survey of Native Affairs by F. E. A. Bateman

1949

1950

1951

1952

1953

1954

Annual departmental reports written by the Commissioner of Native Welfare, Department of Native Welfare, between 1954 and 1959 (all reports are for the financial year ending June 30th of that year). Although this department continued until 1972, reports are only available at the present time until 1959.

1955

1956

1957

1958

1959

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