Australian Aboriginal Civil Rights movement

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In History
  • The Australian Federation of Constitution.

    The Australian Federation of Constitution.
    Aboriginal people are excloded from Voting and pension payments.
  • QLD protection act.

    Queensland establishes new aboriginal community 30k from gympie.
  • Western Australia Aboriginies protection act.

    Protection act for half cast children in western australia.
  • QLD protection act. N.S.W

    Policy made for the protection of half cast aboriginal children until the age of 16 in new south whales.
  • The Assimilation policy

    Aboriginal people of mixed descent are to be assimilated into white society whether they want to be or not, those not living tribally are to be educated and all others are to stay on reserves.
  • Day of mourning

    Aboriginal people of mixed descent are to be assimilated into white society whether they want to be or not, those not living tribally are to be educated and all others are to stay on reserves.
  • Exemption certificate

    this was created so aboriginal could vote drink alcohole and movfe freely.
  • Atomic bomb testing Marling

    Atomic bomb testing Marling
    Atomic tests are conducted on Maralinga lands at Emu Field, South Australia.
  • Intergration policy

    this policy was indroduced so aboriginal people could have more controll over their lives and society.
  • Wave Hill Catle Station

    British people invade and build what is known as the wave hill catle station This begins a seven year fight by the Gurindji people to get there land back.
  • Commonwealth referendum

     Commonwealth referendum
    The vote for aboriginal people to be counted in the world wide sencis.
  • Self management policy tent embassy

    Self management policy tent embassy
    The 'Aboriginal Tent Embassy' is pitched outside Parliament House in Canberra, demonstrating for land rights.
  • The Racial Discrimination act

    The racial discrimination act is passed through parlament house acknolodging prior owner ship to the land.
  • Commonwealth Aboriginal Land Rights (NT) Act

    Was the most significat land right in australia. Formed to reserve land to aboriginal and the opertunity to administration of land councle.
  • Eddie mobs TSI high court land rights.

    Eddie mobs TSI high court land rights.
    Victorian Premier Cain announces legislation is to be passed recognising the Aboriginal ownership of the Framlingham Forest near Warrnambool.
  • Survival Day Australia day march

    Thousands of Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people march through the streets of Sydney on Australia Day to celebrate their survival during the previous 200 year.
  • Native Title Act

    Native Title Act
    Native tittle act is passed through parlament so aboriginal people can claim for their land under certain cercumstances.
  • First Aboriginal to Win gold in olympics

    First Aboriginal to Win gold in olympics
    Aboriginal track runner is the first female aboriginal athlete to win gold at the olympics.
  • People's Walk for Reconciliation

    March was formed on behalf of the united naitions to recognise racial descrimination.
  • The stolen Generation organisation is set up

    The organisation 'Stolen Generations Victoria' is set up as a result of the 2003 report of the Stolen Generations taskforce.
  • Aboriginal Boxer Wins Heavy Weight title

    Aboriginal Boxer Wins Heavy Weight title
    Heavy Weght Boxer Anthoney Mundine Wins Title against the Famiouse Danny Green
  • 26 January: The Aboriginal Tent Embassy

    26 January: The Aboriginal Tent Embassy
    The Aboriginal Tent Embassy in Canberra celebrates its 40th anniversary.
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