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Increasing Popularity Of Land Rights
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Public support for land rights grew quickly in the 1960s.

In July 1969, a land rights manifesto from the Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders found broad support within the Australian Labor Party. Trade Unions and churches also played a role in changing popular attitudes, as Aborigines travelled from their mission homes to address meetings and church congregations across the nation.
Gove Case
Topic
1971
aborigines, Blackburn, Justice, Gove, Gove Case, Gove Peninsula, McIntyre, Greg, Nabalco, Yirrkala
Activist
Topic
1962-1992
activism, human rights, indigenous rights, Mabo, Edward Koiki, politics, Torres Strait, Townsville
Advancement League
Topic
1962-1970
Aboriginal Advancement League, activism, Townsville
Black Community School
Topic
1973-1985
Black Community School, cultural preservation, Mabo, Bonita, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Townsville, Townsville
Inter-Racial Seminar
Topic
1967
1967 referendum, activism, civil rights, education, employment, indigenous Australians, Inter-racial Seminar, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Townsville
Land Rights Conference
Topic
1981
conference, James Cook University, land rights, land rights, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Townsville
Yirrkala & Gove
Topic
1963-1971
bark petition, Gove, industry, land rights, Marika, Roy, mining, Nabalco, Yunupingu, Galarrwuy
The Gurindji Strike
Topic
1966-1975
Australian Labor Party, Communist Party of Australia, Gurindji, land rights, Lingiarri, Vincent, Northern Territory, pastoralism, resistance, strike, The Northern Territory Land Rights Act, trade unions, Vestey, Lord, Whitlam, Gough
FCAATSI: Land Rights
Text
1969
1967 referendum, Aboriginal Advancement League, activism, FCAATSI Federal Council For Aboriginal Advancement , land rights
Press Criticism
Text
Sep, 4, 1970
1967 referendum, activism, Gurindji, land rights, Northern Territory, Vestey, Lord
Gough Whitlam and the mandate of 1967
Image and Text
1967-1968
1967 referendum, activism, Australian Labor Party, land rights, Whitlam, Gough
Don Dunstan's 1966 reforms
Image and Text
1966-1972
1967 referendum, activism, Dunstan, Don, Gove Case, land rights, reserves, South Australia, vote
The Whitlam Government & Land Rights
Topic
1972-1975
Australian Labor Party, land rights, Whitlam, Gough
Black Activist
Topic
1972-1980
activism, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Townsville, Townsville, Yumba Meta Housing Co-op
The Gove Decision Questioned
Topic
1971
Arnhem Land, Australian Court Case, bark petition, Blackburn, Justice, Canada, Gove, Gove Case, land rights, Milirrpum v Nabalco Pty Ltd, 1971 , mining, Nabalco, Northern Territory, Yirrkala
The Townsville Conference
Topic
1981
James Cook University, Land Rights Conference, 1981, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Townsville
Tent 'Embassy' defiant
Newspaper
Mar, 4, 1972
activism, Canberra, land rights, land rights, tent embassy, Whitlam, Gough
Inside & Outside
Topic
1960-1981
activism, Mabo Case, Malo's laws, Meriam culture, Mimi, Marou, Passi, Reverend Dave, Torres Strait, Torres Strait Islanders
Delegates to FCAATSI Conference
Image
1960s
Canberra, FCAATSI
McMahon meets delegation from Yirrkala
Image
1971
Arnhem Land, Blackburn, Justice, Gove, Gove Case, McMahon, William, Northern Territory, Yirrkala