The Workers’ Star drew on information provided by McLeod to report on these events. McLeod probably overestimated the number of people involved in these demonstrations. Police reports suggest that there were about 150 Aboriginal people visiting Port Hedland for the races at that time.
Don McLeod Arrested Again, Natives Solid
Workers’ Star, 9 August 1946, p. 1, ‘Don McLeod Arrested Again.’