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Hervey Bay Library

161 Old Maryborough Road

Pialba, QLD 4655

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Indentured Chinese Labourers

Margaret Slocomb holds a PhD in history from the University of Queensland. An education specialist, she spent most of her professional career in China and several countries in Southeast Asia, particularly Cambodia. She has written a fascinating history of Chinese Indentured Pastoral Workers in the Wide Bay. Copies of her book Among Australia's pioneers : Chinese indentured pastoral workers on the Northern Frontier 1848 to C.1880 / Margaret Slocomb can be found in Fraser Coast Libraries local history collection. More recently she has contributed an article to the Journal Labour History - Preserving the contract: The experience of indentured labourers in the Wide Bay and Burnett districts in the nineteenth century.

Date: 29th April, 2019

Time: 1pm to 3pm

Where: Hervey Bay Library

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Contact: (07) 41974220

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