Royal Commission into Alleged Chinese Gambling and Immorality 1891

Inquiry into gambling among the Chinese community and its links with police corruption.

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1891
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Royal Commission on alleged Chinese gambling and immorality and charges of bribery against members of the police force
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Royal Commission into Alleged Chinese Gambling and Immorality 1891

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2010

Called at a time when anti-Chinese feeling was high, the Royal Commission took care to inquire into the real situation of Chinese Sydneysiders, and came up with a report that provides a detailed view of life in the community.