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Inter-Racial Seminar
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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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1973
Inter-racial Seminar, James Cook University, Townsville
Inter-racial Seminar proceedings excerpt
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Dec, 2, 1967
Inter-racial Seminar, Townsville
1967 Referendum
Topic
1967
1967 referendum, Australia, human rights
Activist
Topic
1962-1992
activism, human rights, indigenous rights, Mabo, Edward Koiki, politics, Torres Strait, Townsville
Black Community School
Topic
1973-1985
Black Community School, cultural preservation, Mabo, Bonita, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Townsville, Townsville
Churches, Trade Unions and the Academic Community
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1967
1967 referendum, Inter-racial Seminar, James Cook University, Loos, Noel, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Reynolds, Henry (Prof.), Townsville
Vote 'Yes'
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May, 27, 1967
1967 referendum, activism, citizenship, human rights, Inter-racial Seminar, justice, Mabo, Edward Koiki, vote
Increasing Popularity Of Land Rights
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1960s
Aboriginal Advancement League, Australian Labor Party, land rights, politics, Whitlam, Gough