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 bringing them home report 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 was a national inquiry into the separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, which outlined the devastating impact the child removal policies had on children and their families.
  • The Sea of Hands

    The Sea of Hands
    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.
  • 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. They chose to take Indigenous children away from their known family and culture and put them on missions.
  • Sydney Harbor Bridge Walk

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

    Corroboree 2000
    Organized by the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation and was held at the Sydney Opera House.It celebrated the achievements of reconciliation and presented the national reconciliation document to Australia.
  • Apology to the Stolen Generation

    Apology to the Stolen Generation
    Kevin Rudd, Prime Minister of Australia at the time, made an official apology to the stolen generation.