2013 Australia – Significant Aboriginal Dates in Aboriginal History

Sunday 1st December 2013 Today is the 36th Anniversary of the term of Sir Douglas Nicholls as Australia’s First Aboriginal Governor Sir Douglas Nicholls (Pastor) “Aboriginal People are the skeleton in the cupboard of Australia’s national life …. outcasts in our own land.” … Doug Nicholls, National Day of Mourning speech, 1938. “All we want […]

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2013 Australia – Significant Aboriginal Dates in Aboriginal History

Tuesday 4th June 2013 On this day in 2000 over 60,000 people walked across the William Jolly Bridge in Brisbane in support for Aboriginal peoples and Reconciliation Reconciliation Australia Bridge Walk Fact Sheet Reconciliation March across Brisbane’s William Jolly Bridge, 4 June 2000. Photo © Ed Parker.  

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2013 Australia – Significant Aboriginal Dates in Aboriginal History

Tuesday 28th May 2013 On this day in 2000 over 300,000 people walked across the Sydney Harbour Bridge in support for Aboriginal peoples and Reconciliation Bridge Walk Fact Sheet On May 28, 2000 more than 300,000 people walked across the Sydney Harbour Bridge in support of Indigenous Australians and reconciliation. Held the day after Corroboree […]

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Lateral Love Australia Song of the Week

Monday 27 May 2013 – Lateral Love Australia Song of the Week Song to Sing … by Archie Roach [youtube=http://youtu.be/m2c7zk8Grp8] ARCHIE ROACH – ‘Song To Sing’ is taken from the new album INTO THE BLOODSTREAM Into The Bloodstream represents a triumphant return for a man who has suffered profound loss. On the verge of giving up, […]

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2013 Australia – Significant Aboriginal Dates in Aboriginal History

Monday 27th May 2013 Today is the 46th Anniversary of the success of the 1967 Referendum to amend the Australian Constitution National Archives of Australia Fact Sheet 150 On 27 May 1967 a Federal referendum was held. The first question, referred to as the ‘nexus question’ was an attempt to alter the balance of numbers in the Senate […]

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2013 Australia – Significant Aboriginal Dates in Aboriginal History

Monday 27th May to Monday 3rd June 2013 This week is National Reconciliation Week. National Reconciliation Week celebrates the rich culture and history of Australia’s First Peoples. Initiated in 1996, the week aims to foster reconciliation discussion and activities. Preceded by National Sorry Day on 26 May, National Reconciliation Week is framed by two key events in […]

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2013 Australia – Significant Aboriginal Dates in Aboriginal History

Sunday 26th May 2013 Today is the 16th National Sorry Day National Sorry Day Committee Website National Sorry Day is an annual day of commemoration and remembrance of all those who have been impacted by the government policies of forcible removal that have resulted in the Stolen Generations. Sorry Day has been held annually on 26 […]

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