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The Aboriginal flag - The Aboriginal flag was designed by Harold Thomas, a Luritja man from Central Australia. It was created as a symbol of unity and national identity for Aboriginal people during the land rights movement of the early 1970s. #Aboriginal #Flag

The Aboriginal flag - australie The Aboriginal flag was designed by Harold Thomas, a Luritja man from Central Australia. It was created as a symbol of unity and national identity for Aboriginal people during the land rights movement of the early

Reconciliation Week ~ this image is a nice idea

Reconciliation Week - this is a great image that can be adapted into a classroom to show the importances of reconciliation.

Reconciliation requires that we recognise the past, in all its glory and shame, at the same time as we build for the future, says Stephen Keim SC in a speech made last week, during Reconciliation Week... https://independentaustralia.net/australia/australia-display/the-long-road-to-reconciliation,7802

Reconciliation requires that we recognise the past, in all its glory and shame, at the same time as we build for the future, says Stephen Keim SC in a speech made last week, during Reconciliation Week.

#NoelPearson remembers #GoughWhitlam - Listen to Cape York #Indigenous leader Noel Pearson's tribute to former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam.

Noel Pearson remembers Gough Whitlam - Listen to Cape York Indigenous leader Noel Pearson's tribute to former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam.

Rabbit-Proof Fence is more than a significant film in the history of Australian cinema; it’s a significant landmark in the ongoing process of reconciliation between black and white Australians. For many white Australians, it was the first direct emotional experience of what it meant to be a 'stolen child’, and part of the 'stolen generations’. That identification with a history that was already contested made the film controversial.

Overview - For many white Australians, this popular film was the first direct emotional experience of what it meant to be one of the 'stolen generations’.

Pastor Sir Douglas Ralph "Doug" Nicholls KCVO, OBE (9 December 1906 – 4 June 1988) was a prominent Aboriginal Australian from the Yorta Yorta people. He was a professional athlete, Churches of Christ pastor ceremonial officer a pioneering campaigner for reconciliation.  He was the first Aboriginal person to be knighted and also the first appointed to vice-regal office, Governor of South Australia from 1 December 1976 until his resignation on 30 April 1977 due to poor health.King of Moomba…

Pastor Sir Douglas Ralph "Doug" Nicholls KCVO, OBE December 1906 – 4 June was a prominent Aboriginal Australian from the Yorta Yorta people. He was a church of Christ minister.

AC History Unit - Popular culture 1945 – present Year 10. Units created by the History Teachers Association.

AC History Units presents 8 units developed by the History Teachers' Association of Australia to support teachers in the implementation of the Australian Curriculum: History. They may be useful in developing lesson sequences for the NSW curriculum.

13th February 2008 Australia officially apologised for the abhorrent treatment of our stolen generations.   Reflecting today on the 1st anniversary of this historic event, I wonder how much has changed and will change if we dont proactively keep this issue at the front of the nations psyche.   Reconciliation is ongoing and more can still be done.   The desparate inequalities in our society need addressing and politicians who promise change must now be held accountable.

February 2008 Australia officially apologised for the abhorrent treatment of our stolen generations.

Q factsheets on Indigenous Australia

Q factsheets on Indigenous Australia

The Apology (It's Time) - SOSE resource, Sorry, Reconciliation, Australia, #StolenGenerations : very moving!

The Apology (It's Time) - SOSE resource, Sorry, Reconciliation, Australia, : very moving!

Bindi COLE |Wathaurung people  VIC b.1975 | I forgive you 2012 Forgiveness is a deeply personal act and can be very difficult for some people. The idea of forgiveness for Aboriginal Australians can be connected to the reconciliation movement and to the Apology to Australia’s Indigenous Peoples, made in 2008 by the then Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, MP.

Bindi COLE |Wathaurung people VIC b.1975 | I forgive you 2012 Forgiveness is a deeply personal act and can be very difficult for some people. The idea of forgiveness for Aboriginal Australians can be connected to the reconciliation movement and to the Apology to Australia’s Indigenous Peoples, made in 2008 by the then Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, MP.