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It is a little known fact that between 1863 and 1904 sixty two thousand South Pacific Islanders worked in slave labour conditions in the Queensland sugarcane fields. Nor is it common knowledge that the descendants of these kidnapped islanders are a well respected community centred around Mackay. Debra Beattie's KIDNAPPED is about the courage of a people who refuse to be scarred by the past.

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Debra Beattie
Debra Beattie

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History and national identity
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SBS Television - Local Production


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