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History: Rights and Freedoms


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Rights & Freedom in Australia Videos

Faith Bandler

Charles Perkins

Rights and Freedoms

Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers should be aware this Libguide contains voices, names and images of people now deceased.

Useful Weblinks

Continued Efforts to Secure Civil Rights & Freedoms in Australia

Mabo Case This weblink by Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies provides a clear account of the Mabo case. Follow the links at the bottom for further information relating to Eddie Mabo, land rights and Native Title Act

Mabo Decision This factsheet by Reconciliation Australia provides a brief account of Mabo Decision from 1992, which recognised Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' rights as the traditional owners of their land.

Calls for Recognition of Indigenous Australians This program by ABC Splash examines the growing call for the Australian constitution to recognise and advance Indigenous people's culture, heritage and language. 

Campaigning for Land Rights

1967 Referendum

Wave Hill Walk Off

Aboriginal Embassy

NSW Freedom Riders

1938 Day of Mourning

Protest Movements in Moa Island

Eddie Mabo

APA Referencing Style