On 27 May 1967 over 90 per cent of the Australian electorate did vote YES on the Aboriginal question. During the ten years of the campaign many laws had changed: discriminatory clauses had been removed from Commonwealth laws, and by 1967 Aboriginal people living in all states but Western Australia and Queensland no longer had their civil rights as Australian citizens curtailed by state laws. The huge YES vote would make it difficult for the government to ignore its new power.

On 27 May 1967 over 90 per cent of the Australian electorate did vote YES on the Aboriginal question. During the ten years of the campaign many laws had changed: discriminatory clauses had been removed from Commonwealth laws, and by 1967 Aboriginal people living in all states but Western Australia and Queensland no longer had their civil rights as Australian citizens curtailed by state laws. The huge YES vote would make it difficult for the government to ignore its new power.

Policy to shut down twons in the WA http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-05-07/aboriginal-people-to-be-consulted-...  But the policy is not just the removal of some forms of assistance but an active war against Aboriginal peoples; the closure of towns and the cutting off of essential services, like water.

Policy to shut down twons in the WA http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-05-07/aboriginal-people-to-be-consulted-... But the policy is not just the removal of some forms of assistance but an active war against Aboriginal peoples; the closure of towns and the cutting off of essential services, like water.

The Education Section of the Australian Electoral Commission aims to educate the Australian community about the electoral processes by which we elect our representatives to the Commonwealth Parliament, and how we as Australian citizens are able to have a say in changing the Australian Constitution.

The Education Section of the Australian Electoral Commission aims to educate the Australian community about the electoral processes by which we elect our representatives to the Commonwealth Parliament, and how we as Australian citizens are able to have a say in changing the Australian Constitution.

Australian Electoral Commission

Australian Electoral Commission

The Intervention' in the NT was introduced by the Howard govt as an attempt to sway votes in the South in a coming election by playing the racist card in the North, an election he lost to Labor. http://blog.booktopia.com.au/2015/07/02/the-intervention-an-anthology-introduced-by-co-editor-dr-rosie-scott/ When Labor got into power it accepted the racist dogma of The Intervention and strengthened the involvement of the state in the lives of Aboriginals in the North, ac

The Intervention' in the NT was introduced by the Howard govt as an attempt to sway votes in the South in a coming election by playing the racist card in the North, an election he lost to Labor. http://blog.booktopia.com.au/2015/07/02/the-intervention-an-anthology-introduced-by-co-editor-dr-rosie-scott/ When Labor got into power it accepted the racist dogma of The Intervention and strengthened the involvement of the state in the lives of Aboriginals in the North, ac

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