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Group 2 - Reconciliation Movement

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  • Stolen Generation Report

    Stolen Generation Report
    In the early 20th century under the assimilation policy white Australians thought Aboriginal people would die out. In three generations, they thought, Aboriginal genes would have been ‘bred out’ when Aboriginal people had children with white people.
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    Reconciliation Movement

  • Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation

    Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation
    90% of Australians voted to remove clauses in the Australian Constitutions which discriminated indigenous Australians. As the result of the referendum, indigenous Australians were counted in the Census.
  • Redfern Park Address

    Redfern Park Address
    Prime Minister of Australia, Paul Keating, made a speech at Redfern Park in New South Wales during the Official opening of the United Nations International Year of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. Keating touched on the importance of our Indigenous people and that changes will be made in the further decade.
  • Attorney General establishes inquiry into the separation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from their families -

    The brining them home report published on 11 May 1997, it was published by the Federal Attorney general, Michael Levarch in response to Indigenous agencies and communities campaigns about the generals public's ignorance to the forceful removal of the indigenous Australians.
  • Bringing Them Home Report

    Bringing Them Home Report
    The Bringing them home report on the national inquiry into the separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children was passed through Parliament .
  • The Sea of Hands

    The Sea of Hands
    Held annually at key locations, First sea of hands was held on the 12th of October 1997. The sea of hands is a major national reconciliation campaign held by ANTaR which is an organization that is about native Australians and their rights.
  • Sydney Harbor Bridge Walk

    Sydney Harbor Bridge Walk
    The Bridge Walk took place in the 26th of May 2000. The walk involved 25 000 people walking across the Sydney Harbour Bridge in support of Indigenous People.
  • Corroboree

    organized by the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation.
    Held at the Sydney Opera House on the 27th of May 2000.
    Celebrated the achievements of reconciliation and presented the national reconciliation document to Australia.
  • Apology to the Stolen Generation

    Apology to the Stolen Generation
    13 February 2008 is when Kevin Rudd the Prime Minister of Australia made an official apology to the stolen generation.