China and the White Australia policy / G.H. Burchett

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Burchett, G. H. (George Harold)
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Melbourne : Australia-China Co-operation Association, [1944]
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CHINA and the WHITE AUSTRALIA POLICY 1
Australians! 2
INTRODUCTION 3
Changing World 4
Conditions Existing in Our Early History Justified Protective Legislation 4
Isolation Breeds Ignorance and Contempt 4
Not Political Partisans 5
Static Policy in a Changing World 5
Definite White Australia Policy Created by the Administration of the Act 6
Objections to White Australia Policy 6
Educational Test a Subterfuge and a Farce 7
Unenlightened Self Interest 8
substance of his report is as follows:— POSITION OF CHINESE NATIONALS IN AUSTRALIA 9
Labour Paper Supports the White Australia Policy 12
Are Coloured and White “Corrupted by Association”? 13
Racial Fusion 13
Dangerous Racial Doctrines 15
Great Australian Scientist writes Challenging Letter 16
H. G. Wells Condemns Racial Barriers and Segregation 16
Tributes to China 19
New Situation 20
Warning 22
What We Propose 22
Reconstution Plans 23
America Shows the Way 25
An Uncompromising Attitude 26
Your Future—And the World’s 28
HISTORICAL SURVEY OF THE “WHITE AUSTRALIA” POLICY EARLY HISTORY 29
Coloured Labour or Assisted Immigration 30
Convict Labour 30
“Lesser Breeds Without the Law” 30
Democracy in Action 31
Labour Press Gangs 32
Man’s Inhumanity to Man 32
“Not Under the Union Jack” 32
Blackbirders 33
Policing the Pacific 33
Discovery of Gold 34
Lure of Gold 34
Birds of Passage 35
Dignified Protest 35
“White Anarchy” 35
Birth of White Australia Policy 36
Drift from Liberalism 37
Queensland Alarmed 38
Restrictions Removed 38
Candid Critic 39
Governor Reserves the Bill 39
Rights of Self-Government 39
American Restrictions Affects Australia 40
C oncerted Action of Colonies 41
China Aroused 42
Northern Gate Closed 42
Mainland Conference Reaches Agreement 44
“Sovereign Rights” Overrides International Equity 44
Kanaka Labour 45
Parliaments Oppose Agreement 45
“The Bloody Traffic” 46
Cheap Labour 47
White Australia Policy Develops 47
Joseph Chamberlain Gives Advice 48
Queensland Legislates for Herself 49
Educational Test Recognized as a Subterfuge 50
Question of Uniform Immigration Laws Hastens Federation 50
[Chapter heading not available] 51

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