An uneasy relationship : Norfolk Island and the commonwealth of Australia / Maeve O'Collins.

The struggle of one Norfolk Islander, Charles Chase Robinson Nobbs, against Australian administrative authority, as Norfolk islanders try to maintain their socio-politic identity in the South Pacific.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: O'Collins, Maev.
Format: Electronic
Published: Canberra, Australia. : Pandanus Books, 2002.
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Table of Contents:
  • British Experiments on Norfolk Island, 1788-1897
  • The New South Wales Interregnum: 1897-1914
  • Profiles of the Four Main Actors
  • The Commonwealth takes Control
  • Murphy's Term as Commonwealth Administrator: 1914-1920
  • Murphy and Nobbs: their last hurrahs
  • Imperial, Commonwealth and State Relations
  • Conclusion: Reluctant Governance in a Changing World
  • Appendix 1: Norfolk Island: The Context
  • Appendix 2: The Fremantle Letter
  • Appendix 3: Governor of New Zealand to Mr. Chamberlain
  • Appendix 4: Memorandum from Premier Reid to the Governor
  • Appendix 5: Report of the Deputy Administrator from M.V. Murphy
  • Appendix 6: Proclamation published in the Commonwealth Gazette.