Australia's Civil Rights Movement

This board is designed to support Yr 10 History unit on Rights & Freedoms. It contains resources about significant individuals and events central to Australia's Civil Rights movement.
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Vincent Lingiari - YouTube. ABC TV 80 Days That Changed Australia

Vincent Lingiari - YouTube. ABC TV 80 Days That Changed Australia

45 yrs since the sand poured into Vincent Lingiari's hand | Treaty Republic - Indigenous Australia Sovereignty, Genocide, Land Rights and Pay the Rent Issues

45 yrs since the sand poured into Vincent Lingiari's hand | Treaty Republic - Indigenous Australia Sovereignty, Genocide, Land Rights and Pay the Rent Issues

The twenty-sixth of January 2013 marks the day, 75 years ago, when an important National Aboriginal civil-rights gathering, the Day of Mourning, took place at Australian Hall, Sydney.  It was an event unique for its time in Australia, representing the culmination of years of concerted efforts on the part of Aboriginal leaders such as William Cooper, William Ferguson and others.

The twenty-sixth of January 2013 marks the day, 75 years ago, when an important National Aboriginal civil-rights gathering, the Day of Mourning, took place at Australian Hall, Sydney. It was an event unique for its time in Australia, representing the culmination of years of concerted efforts on the part of Aboriginal leaders such as William Cooper, William Ferguson and others.

Uncle William Cooper, a strong fighter for Aboriginal rights in Victoria. Uncle William, originally from Cummeragunja, was a co-founder of the Aborigines Advancement League and involved in the creation of the 1938 "Aboriginal Day of Mourning" protest. By Phil Cooper Jnr

Uncle William Cooper, a strong fighter for Aboriginal rights in Victoria. Uncle William, originally from Cummeragunja, was a co-founder of the Aborigines Advancement League and involved in the creation of the 1938 "Aboriginal Day of Mourning" protest. By Phil Cooper Jnr

Protesting for equal wages Aboriginal stockmen walked off Wave Hill pastoral station in the Northern Territory in 1966. Little did the white station owners know that the strike would become a precursor to land rights legislation almost 10 years later.   Source: http://www.creativespirits.info/aboriginalculture/politics/aboriginal-people-strike-walk-off-at-wave-hill#ixzz3jUgfBYWD

Protesting for equal wages Aboriginal stockmen walked off Wave Hill pastoral station in the Northern Territory in 1966. Little did the white station owners know that the strike would become a precursor to land rights legislation almost 10 years later. Source: http://www.creativespirits.info/aboriginalculture/politics/aboriginal-people-strike-walk-off-at-wave-hill#ixzz3jUgfBYWD

45 yrs since the sand poured into Vincent Lingiari's hand | Treaty Republic - Indigenous Australia Sovereignty, Genocide, Land Rights and Pay the Rent Issues

45 yrs since the sand poured into Vincent Lingiari's hand | Treaty Republic - Indigenous Australia Sovereignty, Genocide, Land Rights and Pay the Rent Issues

News Paper Clipping: Mourning Day Decried Aboriginal Leader Seeks Equaltiy

News Paper Clipping: Mourning Day Decried Aboriginal Leader Seeks Equaltiy

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