Civil rts march clarence b  jones

Year 10 Civil Rights timeline

  • First Aborignial Rights

    The first aboriginal rights organissation was formed in 1920 - 1930
  • Official policy of assimilation of aboriginal people

    Official policy of assimilation of aboriginal people started in 1937
  • First day of mourning and protest

    The First day of mourning and protest started in 1938
  • World war II ends and united nations charter is written

  • Pilbara Aboriginal Pastoral Strike Protests against Woomera Rocket Tests

    Pilbara Aboriginal Pastoral Strike Protests against Woomera Rocket Tests
    Pilbara Aboriginal Pastoral Strike Protests against Woomera Roocket Tests occured on the 1st May 1946.
  • United Nations Convention on the Prevention and punishment of the crime of Genocide

    United Nations Convention on the Prevention and punishment of the crime of Genocide occured in 1948, date is unknown.
  • Universal Declaration on Human Rights

    Universal Declaration on Human Rights occured on the 1948, date is unknown.
  • Geneva Convention

    Geneva Convention occured in 1949, date is unknown.
  • Policy of assimilation of non British migrants

    Policy of assimilation of non British migrants occured in 1951
  • Aboriginal protests against atomic

    Aboriginal protests against atomic occured in 1953 to 1963
  • US Supreme Court ends racially segregated education

    US Supreme Court ends racially segregated education occured in 1954 to 1955
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott (US) begins

    "On this date in 1955, the Montgomery Bus Boycott occurred. This was one of the pivotal starting points of the modern civil rights movement in America." http://www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/montgomery-bus-boycott-begins
  • Palm Island Strike, Queensland

    The Palm Island strikes started on 10th of June, 1957.
  • Indigenous people gain right to vote federal elections

    Indigenous people gain right to vote federal elections occured in 1962, date is unknown.
  • US President John F. Kennedy is assasinated

    Shortly after noon on November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated as he rode in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas, Texas. http://www.jfklibrary.org/JFK/JFK-in-History/November-22-1963-Death-of-the-President.aspx
  • Australian student Freedom Rides

    The Freedom Ride of 1964 and 1965 was a significant event in the history of civil rights for Indigenous Australians. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freedom_Ride_(Australia)
  • Wattie Creek land rights battle begins

    Wattie Creek land rights battle begins, this event occured in 1966, date is unknown.
  • Constitutional referendum includes Indigenous

    Constitutional referendum includes Indigenous, this event occured in 1967
  • People in national census and gives federal government the power to make laws for indigenous people

  • Martin Luther King Jr is assinated

    "At 6:01 p.m. on April 4, 1968, civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was hit by a sniper's bullet. King had been standing on the balcony in front of his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis." he was shot by James Earl Ray. http://history1900s.about.com/cs/martinlutherking/a/mlkassass.htm
  • UN Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination

  • Aboriginal Tent Embassy established

  • US Covenants on Civil and Political Rights and on economic, Social and Cultural Rights

  • UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

    UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, this event occured in 1981, date is unknown.
  • Royal Comission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody

  • UN Convention on the Rights of the child

    UN Convention on the Rights of the child, this event occured in 1990, date is unknown
  • High courts Mabo decision

  • Bringing Them Home report

  • Corroboree 2000, Sydney Opera House

  • UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People

    UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People, this event occuredin 2007, date is unknown.
  • Official national apology to member of the Stolen Generation

    Official national apology to member of the Stolen Generation
  • Australia endorses UN Declaration on the rights of Indigenous Peoples

    Australia endorses UN Declaration on the rights of Indigenous Peoples, this event occured in 2009.
  • UN Convention on the rights of Persons with disabilities

    UN Convention on the rights of Persons with disabilities, this event occured in 2010, date is unknown.