On the eve of the strike in 1946, McLeod referred to the repeal of Section 70 as the root cause of unjust conditions that Aboriginal people were no longer prepared to tolerate, a position that the group continued to maintain in the years that followed.

Repeal of Section 70 Caused Unjust Conditions for Aboriginal People

Don McLeod to Premier Frank Wise, 30 April 1946, SROWA, 1946/150.