National Reconciliation Week 2017
This year’s National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is especially significant as the nation celebrates two major milestones in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history‑ on 27 May, the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum and 3 June, the 25th anniversary of the High Court of Australia's Mabo decision.
On International Women's Day 2017, AIATSIS honours Dr June Oscar AO
The UN Women National Committee’s theme for International Women Day’s 2017, Empower a woman, empower a nation, is about transforming the lives of women and girls through empowerment.
The Referendum Australia Had to Have
What compelled the nation to make constitutional change in 1967?
Encountering truth: the real life stories of objects from empire’s frontier and beyond
June Oscar shares stories from her Bunuba people from when white men came.
Apology to Australia's Indigenous peoples
The National Apology to the Stolen Generations came about as a recommendation from The National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal Children from their Families. It highlighted the suffering of Indigenous families under the Commonwealth, state and territory Aboriginal protection and welfare laws and policies.
AIATSIS map of Indigenous Australia
The Aboriginal Australia map is an attempt to represent all the language, tribal or nation groups of the Indigenous people of Australia.
Jandamarra - Bunuba warrior
Jandamarra is one of many Aboriginal warriors that defended his country.
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