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.
Canberra, Australia. :
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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.