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Gary Williams remembers the Aborigine referendum

In 1967, Australians voted to include Aborigines and Torres Straits Islanders on the national census. Gary Williams remembers what it meant to a 21-year-old ...
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Reconciliation Australia 1967 Referendum

Reconciliation Australia 1967 Referendum | Indigenous Australians and their right to vote | Scoop.it
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This link includes some good resources and interesting information about the 1967 Referrendum

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The 1967 referendum - Fact sheet 150 – National Archives of Australia

Fact sheet about the 1967 referendum
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Electoral Milestones - Timetable for Indigenous Australians

Electoral Milestones - Timetable for Indigenous Australians | Indigenous Australians and their right to vote | Scoop.it
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This is a timeline that shows electoral milestones. Included is the year when Indigenous Australians were given their right to vote, and shows in the scheme of things how long it actually took.

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YES! the 1967 Referendum - Newspapers, p4

YES! the 1967 Referendum - Newspapers, p4 | Indigenous Australians and their right to vote | Scoop.it
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This website has many interesting newspaper articles from 1967 about the Indigenous Australians

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Voting rights of Australian Aborigines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Voting rights of Australian Aborigines

The acquisition of voting rights by Indigenous Australians began in the mid-19th century but was not completed in every jurisdiction until the mid-20th century. Under Australia's Federal system, restrictions on Aborigines voting in State and Federal elections varied until the 1960s, during which decade all remaining restrictions were eradicated.

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This is an additional article about the voting rights of Indigenous Australians.

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Indigenous Australians and the vote

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This is an article about the history of voting and how the Indigenous Australians eventually were properly allowed to vote. It provides an insight of how they weren't involved in the voting system and how and when this was changed.

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