2013 Australia – Significant Aboriginal Dates in Aboriginal History

Thursday 22nd August 2013 Today is the Anniversary of Freedom Day – The Gurindji Walk-Off from Wave Hill From wage rights to land rights In August 1966, Aboriginal pastoral workers walked off the job on the vast Vesteys’ cattle station at Wave Hill in the Northern Territory. At first they expressed their unhappiness with their […]

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2013 Australia – Significant Aboriginal Dates in Aboriginal History

Friday 16th August 2013 Today is the Anniversary of the Gurindji Hand Back Day of 1975 Speech by the Prime Minister, Mr E.G. Whitlam, Q.C., M.P., at the Gurindji Land Ceremony 16 August 1975 “Vincent Lingiari and men and women of the Gurindji people. “On this great day, I, Prime Minister of Australia, speak to you […]

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