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Legalised slavery - another hidden reality in Australia's 'proud' history

Felicity Holt is almost 77 years old. She lives in Queensland and remembers the day she was taken away from her parents in Cherbourg. She was just 16 and hopeful of a future in nursing. 'I had enrolled in nursing at the Cherbourg Hospital because I love looking after people, and they came and took me and sent me to St Joseph's Convent in Dalby to work in the kitchen,' Mrs Holt said.

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A community hunted onto the streets in the name of Redevelopment

In May 2003, Robert Bropho, (Now deceased) was charged with rape at the Swan Valley community.

On the same day Bevan Carter, the deputy Mayor of the Town of Bassendean, said he 'suspected a link' between closure of the camp and government plans to develop the land.[1]

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Robert Bropho, Susan Taylor and the Western Australian Government

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