Age Pension Claims 1960


National Archives of Australia CRS E739 Item O80 Age Pension Claims 1960 Paul Mackett Copyright P J Mackett, 2010 16. 2.1960 From Department of Social Services Adelaide to Undoolya Stn Aged Pension application for Johnny Alpuripa. Need details about him. 24. 2.1960 From Department of Social Services Adelaide to Social Services Alice Springs Re Police Paddy, Tarilkna Tabea, Jim Golder and Elsa Briscoe Aged Pension applications have been made for the above. Paddy is over 70 years old and married to Ida. Need more details for all. 25. 2.1960 From Department of Social Services Adelaide to Welfare Department Alice Springs Age Pension applications made for the following Hermannsburg residents - Name Born Notes (handwritten) Ludwig Balkwa 1894 Ruth Ebatajinja 1884 1886 approx (Ebatarinja) Enjabadi 1899 Clara Inkamala 1898 1900 approx Stanley Lakali 1888 Reinhold Inkamala 1894 Vera Lakali 1890 1894 Mary Priscilla Intjiraka 1894 Amanda Kantawara 1900 Hazekiel Malbunka 1889 1890 Hezekiel Raberaba Alexander Mamaluka 1887 Johannes Ngujuwaka 1894 Flora Ngalaia 1899 Sophia Raoguraia 1884 Wintjara Tjalkaljeri 1894 Halkaljeri Maureen Ubutja 1900 Deborah Ungwanaka 1900 Jack Zephanie Wheeler 1888 Larry Yatjitja 1894 Dudley McNamara 1894 4. 3.1960 From Erldunda Station to Alice Springs Old Age pension for Ted Armstrong. Age is 66 years and wife is Maggie. 22. 3.1960 From Alice Springs to Department of Social Services Adelaide Pension Rose Cooper. 23. 3.1960 From Alice Springs to Pastor Albrecht, Mission Block, Alice Springs Pension for Locky McPherson of Maryvale Station. 22. 3.1960 From Department of Social Services Adelaide to Alice Springs Aged Pension for Jack Lanson of Finke. Said to have been born at Borroloola about 1893 and his parents were Leichard and Minnie. Said to have been in the Finke district about 6 years. 6. 4.1960 From Alice Springs to Department of Social Services Adelaide Pensions for Napperby Polly and Polly Lynch who reside at Bond Springs Station. Both over 60 years. 6. 4.1960 From Department of Social Services Adelaide to Alice Springs Aged Pensions for Police Paddy, Tarilkna Tabea, Jim Golder, Ella Briscoe and Syd Ross. 14. 4.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to Alice Springs Aged Pensions for Napperby Polly and Polly Lynch. 20. 4.1960 From Alice Springs to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Aged Pension for Locky McPherson. 21. 4.1960 From Alice Springs to Pastor Albrecht, Alice Springs Aged Pension for Syd Ross, Tarilkna Tabea and Elsa Briscoe. Mentions Syd Ross has 20 horses. 21. 4.1960 From Alice Springs to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Aged Pension for Police Paddy, Tarilkna Tabea, Jim Golder, Ella Briscoe, Syd Ross and Jack Lanson. 21. 4.1960 From Alice Springs to Bungalow Settlement. Aged Pensions for Police Paddy and Jim Golder. Police Paddy stated to be over 70 years old and married to Ida. 26. 4.1960 From Pastor Albrecht, Alice Springs, to Alice Springs Pension application for Ella Briscoe. Elsa has never been married to Briscoe. It is a bush marriage. Ella says she doesnt know where Briscoe is but Briscoe lives at Palmer Valley Station and is in and out of Alice Springs frequently. I believe Ella actually knows this. Ella is not residing at the Mission Block. Ella is in the Hermannsburg Birth Register as being born 17. 3.1906 so is 54 years of age. 29. 4.1960 From Pastor Albrecht, Alice Springs, to Alice Springs Pension applications for Syd Ross, Tarilkna Tabea and Ella Briscoe. 4. 5.1960 From Darwin to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Re Social Service Benefits - Hermannsburg Of the 8 Hermannsburg claimants we have been able to identify - Wintjara Tjalkaljeri (Jalkaljeri), female, born 1894 Petermann Ranges who appears in ROW p160 as Wintjara Halkaljeri, Pitjantjara, female, born 1894. Hezekiel Malbunka (Raberaba) born 1889 Hermannsburg who appears in ROW p158 as Hezekiel Roberaba, Aranda, male, born 1890. We have not been able to locate Ruth Ebatarinja Enjabadi Clara Inkamala Alexander Mamaluka Sophia Raoguraia Larry Yatjitja 4. 5.1960 From Darwin to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Aged Pension for Johnny Alpuripa (Alpurapala) of Undoolya Station. 4. 5.1960 From Darwin to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Aged Pension for Rosie Summerfield of Horseshoe Bend (Engoordina). 4. 5.1960 From Darwin to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Claimants from the Alice Springs area - Elsa Briscoe, female, born Hermannsburg, appears on ROW p157 as Elsa Briscoe, Aranda, female, born 1906. We have been unable to locate in ROW the following Tarilkna Tabea, Alice Springs, born Hermannsburg 1896. Syd Ross, Alice Springs, born Undoolya on unknown date 4. 5.1960 From Darwin to Finke River Mission Hermannsburg Unable to identify in ROW the following Ruth Ebatarinja, born Hermannsburg 1884 Enjabadi, born Petermann Ranges 1899 Clara Inkamala, born Hermannsburg 1898 Alexander Mamaluka, born 1887 Sophia Raoguraia, born Glen Helen 1884 Larry Yatjitja, born Haasts Bluff 1894 5. 5.1960 From Darwin to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Aged Pension for George Laratjila of Henbury, born Alice Springs 1894. Cannot identify in ROW. 16. 5.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to Alice Springs Mentions Florrie Peperil. 12. 2.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to Alice Springs About Ted Armstrong of Erldunda Station. His wife is Maggi, a full-blooded aboriginal. He was married on 19.11.1955 at Erldunda Station and his age given then was 57 years. There is a claim for one child Mack Armstrong born October 1952. His wife is receiving Child Endowment for two children, Mack Armstrong and Louise Armstrong (born 7. 3.1955). Are these two children in the custody and care of the claimant. 17. 5.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to Undoolya Station Mentions Johnny Alpuripa. 20. 5.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to Alice Springs Louis Sharpe, applicant for the Aged Pension, cannot be located in the ROW. 24. 5.1960 From Alice Springs to Finke River Mission Hermannsburg Details have been provided for the following Ruth Ebatarinja P/C, Clara Inkamala P/C Sophia Raoguraia and Alexander Mamulka will be gazetted as Wards. Injabadi and Larry Yatjitja cannot be located in the ROW 26. 5.1960 From Darwin to Bungalow Settlement Applications for Aged Pensions have been sent for Bob Rubuntja and Louis Sharpe. 30. 5.1960 From Alice Springs to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Johnny Alpuripa is not a permanent resident of Undoolya Station. 30. 5.1960 From Alice Springs to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Mentions Jim Golder and Ida, wife of Police Paddy. 30. 5.1960 From Alice Springs to Darwin Cannot trace George Laratjila of Henbury in our records. 29. 5.1960 From Papunya to Alice Springs Following is a list of names of Wards residing on this Settlement whose claims for pensions have been forwarded to Adelaide - Andama Tjangarai, born 1888 Atagala Nagamara, born 1898 Darky Tjabaldjari, born 1898, 2 children, 1 wife Tangi-Jangi Nungarai, born 1899 Jaragula Tjambidjimba, born 1892 Kungkai Naburula, born 1892 Michele Nungarai, born 1900 Minbaru Tjangala, born 1897 Moitja Napaltjari, born 1900 Munjuta Naburula, born 1890 Ngangowa Nabaldjari, born 1892 Pinbinja Tjabananga, born 1892 Pinga Tjangala, born 1893 Randji Tjabangadi, born 1887, 4 children, 3 wives Tjitama Puntangna Tjambidjimba, born 1895 Tjuti Tjubaldjari, born 1895 Turanga Tjambidjimba, born 1894 Warby Tjambidjimba, born 1886 Windaru Tjagamara, born 1891, 1 child, 2 wives 2. 6.1960 From Alice Springs to Borroloola Jack Lanson alleges he was born in Borroloola about 1893. Parents were Liechard and Minnie. Has been in the Finke district about 6 years. Cant find in ROW. 31. 5.1960 From Yuendumu to Alice Springs Old Age pension claim forms for Bumba Jack Jabananga, born about 1890 Narby Jabaljari, born about 1890 Biddy Nambijimba, born about 1896 Mussolini Jabaljari, born about 1892 Minyina Jagamara, born about 1882 Billy Jagamara, born about 1890 Maggie Nambijimba, born about 1895 Bumba Nancy Nambijimba, born about 1898 Nora Nungarai, born about 1890 Netty Nabangardi, born about 1900 Rosie Nungarai, born about 1895 Ruby Nambijimba, born about 1895 Nora Nabaljari, born about 1900 Biddy Nabangardi, born about 1898 Molly Nabangardi, born about 1898 Ruby Naburula, born about 1893 Ruby Nambijimba, born about 1894 Invalid Pensions for Bumba Jungarai, totally blind Jack Jangala, totally blind Kitty lim lim, deformed legs Mary Nabangardi, deformed legs Larry Jabangardi, TB Jack Rufus Jabaljari, severe heart condition 7. 6.1960 From Darwin to Alice Springs Has Aged Pension been lodged for Topea or Topsy. 7. 6.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to Alice Springs Applications for Pensions for Polly Napperby and Polly Lynch. No trace of Polly Lynch (mother of Jimmy Lynch) in ROW. Napperby Polly in ROW as Polly, Nungarai, born 1890, ROW p21 14. 6.1960 From Alice Springs to Darwin Age Pension claim for Topea or Topsy sent to Adelaide. She has lived most of her life in Alice Springs and is capable of controlling her own affairs. 9. 6.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide To Alice Springs Mentions Police Paddy and Jim Golder. 16. 6.1960 Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Schedule of Payments Tarilnka Tabea Syd Ross 16. 6.1960 From Darwin to Alice Springs Claims for pensions - Bungalow Settlement (1) Bob Rubuntja who may be Bob (Old) Rubinja ROW p2 (2) Louis Sharpe who may be Louis Mbitjana ROW p17 23. 6.1960 From Alice Springs to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide (1) No trace of Polly Lynch (mother of Jimmy Lynch) in ROW (2) Napperby Polly may be Polly Nangarai, Wailbri, born 1890, ROW p21 23. 6.1960 From Alice Springs to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide (1) Police Paddy's pension may be paid to Alice Springs (2) Jim Golder is ineligible 29. 6.1960 From Alice Springs to Bungalow Settlement (1) Bob Rubuntja is Bob (Old) Rubinja, Pananka, Aranda, born 1880, ROW p2 Rubinja is not the generally acepted spelling and should be Rubuntja. (2) Louis Sharpe is part Aboriginal and thus not in the ROW. 28. 6.1960 From Bungalow Settlement to Darwin Age Pension claim for George Lynch ROW p4. George has 2 children under 16 years namely (1) Mildred, born 1948, wrongly in ROW as Mildred Lunch (2) Gracine, born 1949, wrongly in ROW as Gracine Lunch Both children are resident at Santa Teresa Mission. 20. 6.1960 From Darwin to Alice Springs Mentions Syd Ross and Tarilkna Tabea. 30. 6.1960 From Alice Springs to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Mentions E W Brady previously employed by Pioneer Tuits at Ayers Rock Chalet and now Alice Springs not receiving his pension. 30. 6.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to Alice Springs Applications for Pensions for Johnny McCormack and Jessie Mccormack of Hamilton Downs. 5. 7.1960 From Alice Springs to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Mentions Florrie Peppril, a non ward. 7. 7.1960 From Alice Springs to Darwin Mentions Syd Ross and Tarilkna Tabea. 28. 6.1960 From Bungaloe Settlement to Alice Springs Age Pension claim for George Lynch ROW p4. George has 2 children under 16 years namely (1) Mildred, born 1948, wrongly in ROW as Mildred Lunch (2) Gracine, born 1949, wrongly in ROW as Gracine Lunch Both children are resident at Santa Teresa Mission. 14. 7.1960 Alice Springs Schedule of Pension payments Mentions Syd Ross and Tarilkna Tabea. 8. 7.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to Alice Springs Pension granted for Tarilkna Tabea. 8. 7.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to Alice Springs Pension granted for Syd Ross. 14. 7.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to Alice Springs Mentions Edward W Brady 28. 7.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to Alice Springs Cannot locate Louis Sharpe in ROW. Is he at Bungalow Settlement. 1. 8.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to Alice Springs Bungalow Settlement has closed and Amoonguna Settlement opened. Is Bob Rubuntja now at Amoonguna. Pension claims have been received from the following in the Alice Springs area. Are any at Amoonguna? Name Amoonguna Police Paddy Yes Tarilkna Tabea Yea Syd Ross Santa Teresa Louis Sharpe Yes George Lynch Yes 8. 8.1960 From Alice Springs to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Louis Sharpe is a part aboriginal who is, at present, at Amoonguna but was previously at Jay Creek and Bungalow Settlements. 9. 8.1960 From Darwin to Alice Springs Mentions Syd Ross and Tarilkna Tabea. 1. 8.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to Jay Creek Settlement Pension claim for Jack Tieyon of Jay Creek Settlement Age too young in ROW. 16. 6.1960 From Jay Creek to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Jack Tieyon was a working man when cattle were first depastured on Owen Springs Station about 1900. Date of birth should be 1885 or earlier and not 1897 in ROW. 14. 8.1960 From Jay Creek to ALice Springs The following Wards have made application for Social Service Benefits - Kundamine Lamiljira, Luritja, male, 1917, ROW p163 Invalid Pension, totally blind Billy Uminani Tapurula, Luritja, 1902, ROW p163 Invalid Pension, Consolidated right lung, etc Jack Tieyon Jangala H/C, Aranda, 1885, ROW p164 Age Pension Jack (One Foot) Telyoura, Aranda, 1883, ROW p164 Age Pension 11. 8.1960 Welfare Alice Springs - Schedule of Payments Mentions Police Paddy, Tarilkna Tabea, Syd Ross and George Lynch 28. 8.1960 Welfare Alice Springs - Schedule of Payments Mentions Police Paddy, Tarilkna Tabea and Syd Ross 12. 8.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to Alice Springs Age Pension application for Polly Umuka of Mulga Park Station via Finke. her husband is Ajax Umuka. Cannot be traced in ROW. 25. 8.1960 Welfare Alice Springs - Schedule of Payments Mentions Johnnie B Alpuripa, Police Paddy, Tarilkna Tabea, Syd Ross and George Lynch 25. 8.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to Alice Springs Aged Pension application for Bob (Mail) Panata of Finke. Wife is Lorna. 31.12.1960 From Alice Springs to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Bob Rubuntja, Police Paddy, Tarilkna Tabea, Louis Sharpe and George Lynch are at Amoonguna. Syd Ross is at present at Santa Teresa but normally resides at the Mission Block (Lutheran) Alice Springs. Undated From Alice Springs to Darwin Age Pension applications for the following sent to Adelaide Peter Alice, Aknarainja, Pananka, Aranda, 1874, ROW p8 Mary Alice, Injamba, Purula, Aranda, 1890, ROW p7 Both from Undoolya Station. 23. 9.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to Alice Springs Investigation of Pension claim for Bert Perkins of Alice Springs. Has a de facto wife. 23. 9.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to Alice Springs Mentions Johnny McCormack and Jessie McCormack of Hamilton Downs Station. 29. 9.1960 From Alice Springs to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Aged Pension for Bob (Mail) aka Mail Bob Tribally married about 6 or 7 years ago. His wife Lorna in ROW is Lorna Amunya, Luritja, born 1925, ROW p43 29. 9.1960 From Alice Springs to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Ajax and his wife Polly are not in the ROW. Both are full bloods and Polly is about 35 years old. Polly has one leg amputated at the knee. 30. 9.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to ALice Springs Pension application for Jim Hayes Gwoja Purula ROW p242 Believed to be at Santa Teresa Mission. 6.10.1960 From Alice Springs to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Reference Jack Lanson Jack Lanson is not in the ROW as he was at Mt Dare Station in South Australia at the time of the Census. Probably born 1892 - 1893 and proposed to use 1893 in the ROW. Has no dependents. His wife Eileen deserted him some years back. Parents were Leichhardt and Minnie, both long since deceased. Will be residing at Alice Springs for a considerable period. 11.10.1960 Telegram to Alice Springs from Hamilton Downs Station Johnny McCormack 82 years old Jessie McCormack 80 years old. 25.10.1960 From Alice Springs to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Re pensions for George Lynch, Tarilkna Tabea, Police Paddy and Syd Ross Police Paddy has been transferred to Papunya. He will be there for about one year. Syd Ross has not been at Santa Teresa Mission but residing at Finke River Mission. Tarilkna claims she has not been receiving her pension. 13.10.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to Alice Springs Age Pension application for Walter Smith, c/0 Mrs Wade, South Terrace, Alice Springs. 26.10.1960 Statutory Declaration by Walter Smith at Alice Springs Born at Arltunga when Corporal Nortly of the South Australian Police was stationed there. Sister is Mrs Wade aged 52 years. Six other children between Walter and Mrs Wade. 3.10.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to Darwin Pension applications received for the following at Maryvale Station :- Imuna (Topsy), Luritja, born Purtjunta near Mt Olga, daughter Ruby at Jay Creek married to Charlie Talobakowa Mandata (Magdalene), Pitjantjara, born Arkala Petermann Ranges, husband Whisky Taloro, daughter Manila, 3 grandchildren Owalita (Anni), Luritja, born Apara near Ernabella, niece of Whisky (Taloro), husband deceased, children Boby and Paddy (deceased) Taloro (Whisky), Luritja, born Tjulo Curtain Springs, wife Mandata above, daughter Manila (ROW p43) as Marnila wife of Wari, son Tomy Tapata (Bob), Luritja, born Ollroo (Ayers Rock), wife deceased, no children Ted Turuntja, Luritja, born Iltiltjata near Erldunda, wife Topsy Nakara living at Finke, children Clarice (Ambi), Ivy Marie with mother at Finke Nellie (Unkkutura, Luritja, born Motikutura near Henbury, husband Locky McPherson ROW p6, no children Please identify in ROW. 20.10.1960 From Darwin to Alice Springs Able to identify the following from Maryvale Station in ROW Mandata (Magdalene) as Judy Mananta ROW p6 Taloro (Whisky) as Whiski ROW p10 Nellie Ungkutura as Nelly Kalia ROW p8 28.10.1960 From Alice Springs to Darwin Details of applicants from Maryvale Station Topsy Imuna, born 1890, widow Annie Owalita, born 1886, widow Bob Tapata, born 1886, widower Ted Turuntja, born 1888, wife Topsy Nakara 28.10.1960 From Alice Springs to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Age Pension application for Jim Hayes Gwoja Purula 28.10.1960 From Darwin to Alice Springs Mentions George Lynch, Tarilkna Tabea and Police Paddy at Amoonguna Settlement. 28.10.1960 From Bushy Park Station to Alice Springs Age Pension applications for following at Bushy Park Station Jack, commonly known as Bushy Park Jack, wife Katie, adult family, aged 68 years Alice, commonly known as Fat Alice, age approximately 60 years 3.11.1960 From Alice Springs to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Aged Pension application for Ted Furber of Santa Teresa Mission and previously Allambi Station. Ted Furber, Jiamba, Warai, Aranda, born 1880, ROW p44 Miriam Furber, wife, Arenia, Ngala, Aranda, born 1903, ROW p43 1.11.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to Alice Springs Future pension paymens for Police Paddy at Papunya and Syd Ross at Finke River Mission. 8.11.1960 Telegram from Darwin to Alice Springs No pension money held for Bob Rubinja. 18.11.1960 From Alice Springs to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Re Age Pension Claim for Jim Golder Jim's birth in ROW p5 is 1910. This is wrong.Jim is 65 - 70 years old. 15.11.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to Alice Springs Pension applications from Utopia Station as follows :- Jack Paraqua, single, born 1879 Tommy Hawk Soak Father Ntalira, mother Atontararanaka (ROW p30 Jack Inbura) Charlie Ilkua, born about 1885 at Alpara near Utopia, married about 1908 at Ngwalalanama to Topsy, father Ortjenja, mother Ilkua (ROW p26) Jack Elckongkaka, born about 1889 at Alpara, married 1912 at Angwalalanama to Minnie, father Kapparapareraka, mother Atapataraloaka (ROW p30 Jackie Elgulkwanda, 1888) 23.11.1960 From Dept. of Social Services Adelaide to Alice Springs Pension applications from the following :- Violin Nangala of Ti Tree Station, tribal divorcee, born about 1896 at Ti Tree, father Tjambalka, mother Lucy, Ex-spouse Jim Wallaby - married at Ti Tree about 1914 (ROW p24 Violet, 1905, blind) Tali Ngaljara of Ti Tree Station, widow, born about 1897 at Coniston Station, father Tjukadie, mother Ngangala, late spouse Tjakara - married at Coniston about 1912 Annie Reta of Woolla Downs Station, single, born about 1890 at Woolla Downs, father Kaltjirbuka, mother Ikaljirba 2.12.1960 From Alice Springs to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Violin is Violet Argi Ngala 1905 ROW p44, blind Tali Ngalara not on ROW Annie Reta is Annie Redda Bidjacud 1885 ROW p25 2.12.1960 From Alice Springs to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Polly Napperby resides at Bond Springs. Her name appears in ROW p21 as Polly Nangarai, 1890 (Napperby) Polly Lynch is not a Ward but is the mother of Jimmy Lynch whose name is on ROW p5. Her age is estimated to be 85 years and also resides at Bond Springs. 6.12.1960 From Alice Springs to Dept. of Social Services Adelaide Application for Invalid Pension for Bruce Pultara of Napperby Station. Bruce has suffered seriously defective eyesight for many years. His name appears on ROW p12 and birth date given as 1939. 14.12.1960 From Alice Springs to Darwin Tarilkna Tabea is a ward and her name appears as Topea on ROW p166. Syd Ross is not a Ward.
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