Watch Elders from the Orange community speak personally about being a part of the Aboriginal Family Resettlement Scheme.
The Aboriginal Family Resettlement Scheme was run by the NSW Governement between 1972 and 1986. The scheme assisted Aboriginal families in Western NSW to voluntarily move to larger regional centres like Orange. Housing and job opportunities were thought to be better in the larger centres. As a result, Orange today is home to Aboriginal people from many different areas of Western NSW.Story contributed by Mary Croaker. Published in 2017.