Last Truck Out is an emotional account of Betty Lockyer's life that describes her early school years, as she witnessed children being forcibly removed from their families. Her story reveals the deep hurt caused to displaced and dispossessed Aboriginal people by government policy.
With an Aboriginal mother and an Asian father, Lockyer remembers her own family being regulated by these strict assimilation policies.
Last Truck Out tells of a time and place unique to Australia.
(Source: Publisher's note)