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Australian 1967 Referendum - Creative Spirits

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The 1967 referendum made history: Australians voted overwhelmingly to amend the constitution to include Aboriginal people in the census and allow the Commonwealth to create laws for them.
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very detailed website, has videos and pictures, shows exact parts of the constitution changed and talks about what this referendum meant for aboriginal people

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Digital Collections - Books - [Referendum, 27 May 1967 : ephemera relating to the campaign on the questions of Parliament and aboriginals].

Digital Collections - Books - [Referendum, 27 May 1967 : ephemera relating to the campaign on the questions of Parliament and aboriginals]. | Aboriginal Citizenship | Scoop.it
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campaign poster from the time, "Vote YES for Aborgines"

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'Vote YES for Aborigines'

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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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a person recount of the referendum by Gary Williams, talking about what this meant to him, and what happened.
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The Referendum, 1957-67

The Referendum, 1957-67 | Aboriginal Citizenship | Scoop.it
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a simple website, basic information that is to the point, includes a teachers resource

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The 1967 Referendum

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On 27 May 1967 a remarkable event occurred. An overwhelming majority of electors voted in a national referendum to amend clauses of the Australian Constitution concerning Aboriginal people.
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a book on the referendum, talking about the Australian constitution and the status of Aborigines. And why the referendum was so important in our history.

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Veronica McShane's comment, September 4, 2013 11:47 PM
(can read the whole book on this site)
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Australian referendum, 1967 (Aboriginals) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The referendum of 27 May 1967, called by the Holt Government, approved two amendments to the Australian constitution relating to Indigenous Australians. Technically it was a vote on the Constitution Alteration (Aboriginal People) 1967, which became law on 10 August 1967 following the results of the referendum. The amendments were overwhelmingly endorsed, winning 90.77 percent of votes cast and carrying in all six states.[1] The other question put in the referendum, on the composition of parliament, was rejected, receiving less than half as much support.[2]

Voters were asked to approve, together, changes to both of the provisions in which Aborigines were mentioned in the Constitution - sections 51(xxvi) and 127.

Section 51 begins:

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Veronica McShane's comment, September 4, 2013 11:41 PM
a wikipedia page about the referendum in 1967 about changing the constitution in favour of the aborigines, it ended up allowing the aborigines to be able to vote in elections. This has most of the main information about the referendum, including the results, but has no pictures or videos attached