A concise overview of the Stolen Generations: When did it happen? Who was taken? How many children were affected? And what were the consequences? High-resolution PDF ready to be printed in A3 or A4. Ideal for lesson preparation, seminars or assignments....

A concise overview of the Stolen Generations: When did it happen? High-resolution PDF ready to be printed in or Ideal for lesson preparation, seminars or assignments.

National Reconciliation Week is celebrated across Australia each year between 27 May and 3 June. The dates commemorate two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey—the anniversaries of the successful 1967 referendum and the High Court Mabo decision. The week is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures and achievements and to explore how each of us can join the national reconciliation effort.

National Reconciliation Week is celebrated across Australia each year between 27 May and 3 June. The dates commemorate two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey—the anniversaries of the successful 1967 referendum and the High Court Mabo decision. The week is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures and achievements and to explore how each of us can join the national reconciliation effort.

Referendum, 27 May 1967  Yes: For the rights of Australian Aborigines.

Referendum, 27 May 1967 Yes: For the rights of Australian Aborigines.

1967 Referendum: Table shows what rights Aboriginal people in each state and territory had (or didn't have) at that time

The 1967 referendum made history: Australians voted overwhelmingly to amend the constitution to include Aboriginal people in the census and allow the Commonwealth to create laws for them.

The Freedom Ride… In February 1965 a group of University of Sydney students organised a bus tour of western and coastal New South Wales towns. Their purpose was threefold. The students planned to draw public attention to the poor state of Aboriginal health, education and housing. They hoped to point out and help to lessen the socially discriminatory barriers which existed between Aboriginal and white residents.

The Freedom Ride… In February 1965 a group of University of Sydney students organised a bus tour of western and coastal New South Wales towns. Their purpose was threefold. The students planned to draw public attention to the poor state of Aboriginal health, education and housing. They hoped to point out and help to lessen the socially discriminatory barriers which existed between Aboriginal and white residents.

Australia's 1967 Referendum (Faith Bandler)

Australia's 1967 Referendum (Faith Bandler)


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