For activists like Eddie Mabo, the '67 Referendum was a moment of heady optimism.
He initiated a conference in Townsville called the Inter-Racial Seminar.
Mabo urged the conference to address issues of employment, housing, education, and broad ranging civil rights for Australia's indigenous people.
...We the Australians...
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Inter-racial Seminar, James Cook University, Townsville
Inter-racial Seminar proceedings excerpt
Dec, 2, 1967
Inter-racial Seminar, Townsville
1967 referendum, Australia, human rights
activism, human rights, indigenous rights, Mabo, Edward Koiki, politics, Torres Strait, Townsville
Black Community School
Black Community School, cultural preservation, Mabo, Bonita, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Townsville, Townsville
Churches, Trade Unions and the Academic Community
1967 referendum, Inter-racial Seminar, James Cook University, Loos, Noel, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Reynolds, Henry (Prof.), Townsville
May, 27, 1967
1967 referendum, activism, citizenship, human rights, Inter-racial Seminar, justice, Mabo, Edward Koiki, vote
Increasing Popularity Of Land Rights
Aboriginal Advancement League, Australian Labor Party, land rights, politics, Whitlam, Gough