Laurie Bryan (AA 43)


AA 43


The South Australian Museum collections contains recorded interviews of Aboriginal Progress Association members and residents of the Port Augusta Aboriginal reserve.

Laurie Bryan actively worked and lobbied for the rights of South Australian Aboriginal people for more than three decades. He was a member of the South Australian Advancement League, contributed to the formation of the Aboriginal Progress Association and formed the Aboriginal Education Foundation of South Australia. For his voluntary services, Bryan was awarded an Order of Australia Medal in 1981.

The Museum Board of South Australia

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Aboriginal culture; Aboriginal peoples (Australians)

Aboriginal Education Foundation of South Australia; Aboriginal Progress Association; Laurie Bryan; Port Augusta Aboriginal reserve; South Australian Advancement League

Aboriginal peoples; Aboriginal reserves; Interviews

Aboriginal Progress Association; Port Augusta Aboriginal reserve; Port Augusta Reserve

Sound recordings

Coverage Spatial

Port Augusta, South Australia

Coverage Temporal


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