Little Flower Mission Santa Teresa 1961


National Archives of Australia Series F133 Item 1963/418 Little Flower Mission Santa Teresa 1961 22. 7.1961 From Santa Teresa to the Director of Welfare Darwin Re: Unemployment and Unemployment Benefits at Santa Teresa 1. Total number of able bodied male wards at Santa Teresa (a) At end of June 1961 75 (b) At end of March 1961 62 (c) At end of October 1960 54 (d) At end of June 1960 50 2. Newcomers, still resident, who settled at Mission for first time during past 12 months :- Hank Buzzacott, from Maree S.A., single Syd Buzzacott, from Maree S.A., single Johnnie Stewart, from Alice Springs, single Lennie Drover, from Todd River Downs Station, single Geoffrey Oliver, from Undooly Station, single Jack Cavanagh, wife and 7 children (Ambollindum) Gordon Oliver, wife and 2 children (Undoolya) Alan Bush, wife and 4 children (Mt Riddock area) David Heffernan, wife and 2 children (Alice Springs) Toby Johnson, wife and 3 children (Alice Springs) Tony Johnson, wife and 1 child (Alice Springs) Alec Neal, wife and 3 children (Mt Riddock area) Johnny Williams, wife and 4 children (Undoolya Station) Rupert Palmer (wife and children already at Mission) Francis Stevens (one child already at Mission) Total - 15 men with 34 dependants. 3. Those who have been in continuous association with the Mission while finding regular employment on stations but who are, at present, not employed by stations - resident now at Mission :- Alan Drover, Todd River Downs, employed on station for about 6 months, single Arthur Davis, Allambi, 4 months, single Dick Heffernan, wife and 3 children, Yambah, 3 months Sonny Ronson, wife and 2 children, Alice Springs, 7 months Enoch Alice, wife and 2 children, Undoolya, 3 months Henry Perkins, wife and 2 children, Alice Springs Willie Rice, wife and 4 children, Katherine, 6 months Denny Ronson, wife and 3 children, Atnarpa, 2 months Tom Neal, wife and 7 children, Allambi, 5 months Johnnie Bloomfield, 1 child, Atnarpa, 2 months Total 10 with 31 dependants. 4. Those who have been in continuous association wwith the Mission continuously employed on stations for past 12 months :- Wilfred Turner, Allambi, single Jack Wallace, Allambi, single Albert Wallace, Allambi, single Douglas Wallace, Allambi, single Brian Turner, Allambi, single George Williams, Undoolya and elsewhere Silas Turner, 4 children at Mission, Allambi Maxie Turner, wife and 3 children at Mission, Allambi Dick Neal, 1 child at Mission, Allambi George Gorey, 2 children at Mission, Yambah and Alice Springs Bill Hayes, 1 child at Mission, Allambi Tommy Williams, wife and 3 children now settled at Mission for past 6 months, Undoolya Tommy Marshall, wife and 3 children, mostly at Mission, Yambah Brandy McMillan, wife and 1 child at Mission, Yambah Walter Doolan, wife and 3 children at Mission, various Riley Gorey, 1 child at Mission, Yambah and Alice Springs Total 16 with 27 dependants at Mission. 5. Number employed at Mission at end of June 1961 Single 25 Married 19 (dependants 71) Number unemployed on Mission end of June 1961 Single 8 Married 23 (dependants 81)
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