Australian Immigration History 1900-2013Australian Immigration History 1900-2013
Aboriginals not classed as "Human Beings".Cause: Europeans didn't like aboriginals.
Effect: Aboriginals were not classed as "Human Beings".
Chain Reaction: Aboriginals felt sad and felt disincluded in the community.
The NSW Aborigines Protection Act built Public SchoolsCause: Exclusion of Aboriginal children from public schools.
Effect: Aboriginal schools are established in NSW.
Chain Reaction: In NSW there are 22 Aboriginal schools in 1910, 35 in 1920 and 40 in 1940.
The NSW Aborigines Protection Board is given powers to remove Aboriginal children without a court hearing.Cause: The NSW Aborigines Protection Board is given more power
Effect: They can remove Aboriginal children without a court hearing.
Chain Reaction: Aboriginal children got removed from their homes.
Aboriginals were claimed as a "dying race".Cause: It is widely believed to be a ‘dying race’
Effect: Aboriginal population is estimated to be at its lowest at 60,000 - 70,000.
Chain Reaction: Most Australians have no contact with Aboriginal people due to segregation and social conventions.
Non-whites could vote.Cause: The Aboriginals Protested.
Effect: Law that non-whites could vote
Chain Reaction: Aboriginals given more freedom.
Aboriginals can 'cease being Aboriginal'Cause: Aboriginal people can apply to ‘cease being Aboriginal’
Effect: Have access to the same rights as ‘whites’.
Chain Reaction: Aboriginals were happier because of more freedom but were sad since they couldn't do anything in their culture.
Aboriginals Not Allowed To Leave Reserves.Cause: The Aborigines Welfare Board.
Effect: Aboriginals couldn't leave the reserves.
Chain Reaction: Aboriginals were more depressed.
The first-ever mass strike of AboriginalsCause: New South Wales Protection Board.
Effect: Over 150 Aboriginal people pack-up and leave Cummeragunja.
Chain Reaction: Thousands protest at the cruel treatment and exploitation of residents by the management.
Aboriginals could only vote if in WW2 or in a state level.Cause: Racism
Effect: Non whites could only vote if in WW2 or in state level.
Chain Reaction: Less aboriginals could vote.
Aboriginals could have citizenship.Cause: Aboriginals felt angry and sad about not being able to have citizenship.
Effect: Aboriginals were allowed citizenship.
Chain Reaction: Aboriginals felt more welcome to the community.
Full Bloods Population LoweringCause: Europeons killing aboriginals.
Effect: There were only 40'000 full bloods in Australia.
Chain Reaaction: Aboriginals are a dying race.
Aboriginals could vote in federal elections.Cause: Aborignals protested.
Effect: Aboriginal people in Queensland, Western Australia and the Northern Territory are given the right to vote in federal elections.
Chain Reaction: The aboriginal people have more freedom.
Equal Wages were given to AboriginalsCause: Aboriginals and whites were outraged about how aboriginals got less money then whites.
Effect: Aboriginals got equal wages.
Chain Reaction: Aboriginals and whites thought it was fair but aboriginals lost their jobs.
Aboriginal Tent Embassy is builtCause: Aboriginals not being treated fairly.
Effect: Tent Embassy established outside Parliament House.
Chain Reaction: Protests were held outside Parliament House.
Mabo Day is born.Cause: Whites took Mabo's land
Effect: Aboriginals fought 10 years struggling to claim back Mabo’s land.
Chain Reaction: Mabo Day brought people close together.
Pertition for Mabo Day public holiday.Cause: Mabo Day
Effect: Pertition put out to make a public holiday for Mabo Day but denied.
Chain Reaction: Aboriginals and Torret Straut Islander's felt sad.
References"Aboriginal history timeline (1900 - 1969) - Creative Spirits." Creative Spirits - Aboriginal Australia, Photography and Poems. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 May 2013. http://www.creativespirits.info/aboriginalculture/history/aboriginal-history-timeline-1900-1969. • "Indigenous Community Dates." http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/539977/Timeline-Indigenous-rights-movementUniversity of Southern Queensland. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 May 2013. <http://www.usq.edu.au/caik/dates/commdates