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By Gordon Briscoe

Counting, wellbeing and fitness and id investigates Indigenous and colonist considering, ideologies and responses to affliction and healthiness, rather as they show up in demographic dilemmas in Western Australia and Queensland, from 1900 to 1940.

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R. Smith,4 whose study took account of the way the national Aboriginal population had recovered from early colonial decline. Meanwhile other writers had entered the field, notably F. M. 6 Apart from Smith, however, none of the other writers mentioned above produced substantial demographic data on Western Australian Aborigines. Some explanation of the use of terms is necessary before continuing. 7 Other frequently used terms included ‘people of mixed and full descent’, and ‘camp-’ and ‘bush-dwelling’ peoples.

27 Fraser and his fellow statisticians received advice that 'consequent upon a decision having been expressed by the Federal Attorney General ... This enabled people of full Aboriginal descent to be distinguished from halfcastes when tabulation took place. Although the 1901 census enumerated full-blood and half-caste people it was a State-based census and the Commonwealth figures as published in the Commonwealth Year Book excluded the full-blood population. 29 Section 127 had a lasting impact on relations between white Australians and Aborigines.

They sought 7 advice from the Commonwealth, most probably because of cost factors associated with census collections. 38 In Western Australia, statisticians consequently adopted two strategies for enumerating Aborigines in 1901. The second related to full-blood Aborigines who were to be excluded from the national census. 39 Early in his 1901 report Fraser indicated that at no census before 1891 had the term half-caste Aborigines been mentioned as a population category. 42 As a result, it was impossible to say how many half-castes lived cheek by jowl with fullbloods before 1901.

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