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By Brian Dickey

No Charity There, now in a revised variation, offers the 1st basic historical past of social welfare in Australia. It strains the improvement of legitimate and group attitudes to calls for and expectations.

As Australia faces its Bicentenary in 1988 and struggles with the commercial and social uncertainties of the Eighties, a survey of prior motion taken of behalf of the needy is timely.

Using fabric now not formerly available, Brian Dickey analyses how Australian society has sought to resolve the issues raised by means of a wide selection of weak teams due to the fact 1788: the elderly, orphans, unmarried moms, the insane, alcoholics and the unemployed.

No Charity There is a gently researched and clever examine of a subject matter of ever-increasing importance.

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