The downside of owning an Aboriginal house: Peter Radoll

When his parents got a loan from the land council that allowed them to buy a house in Sydney, some things improved for Peter Radoll’s family. Yet being far from their country in Tamworth and the stresses of the mortgage made things tough. For his father the open acknowledgement of his Aboriginality was difficult. “They weren’t happy times.”

Keywords: Identity; suburban living; childhood; racism; moving; land councils