The Aboriginal flag was designed by Harold Thomas, a Luritja man from Central Australia. It was created as a symbol of unity and national identity for Aboriginal people during the land rights movement of the early
During World War II, Faith Bandler served in the Australian Women’s Land Army where she received less pay than white women doing the same work. Motivated by this injustice, she initiated a campaign for equal pay for Indigenous workers upon her discharge.
Albert Namatjira painting at Standley Chasm, MacDonnell Ranges in August 1946 His Royal Highness, the Duke of Gloucester and the Duchess Image from Modern Australian Aboriginal Art by Rex Battarbee Angus and Robertson Sydney London 1951