Commonwealth of Australia
Aborigines Protection Act 1909 – 1943, Section 18c
This document entitles the bearer to leave the reservation or mission at which they live – to go to work.
Additional benefits include:
To walk freely through town without being arrested.
Note: curfews apply
Into a shop or hotel (you may or may not be served – at the proprietor’s discretion)
Speaking in native language – prohibited
Engaging in dance rituals native customs – prohibited
Associating with fellow indigenous people (including family) – prohibited