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Defining Moments:'67 Referendum panel discussion

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National Museum of Australia

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Acton, ACT 2601

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This year marks 50 years since the 1967 referendum and the ‘Yes’ vote in support of changing the constitution to promote equal citizenship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, ending policies and laws that discriminated against Indigenous peoples.

Join Paul Barclay from ABC RN Big Ideas to discuss this landmark event - proceeded by 10 years of civil rights campaigning - and ask the question ‘has change truly come, or is it coming still?’ The panel of acclaimed guests will include;

  • Hon Linda Burney MP- Member for Barton
  • Ray Peckham – Aboriginal Rights activists
  • Professor John Maynard – Director of Purai Global Indigenous and Diaspora Research Studies Centre, University of Newcastle
  • Andrea Mason - Chief Executive of the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women's Council

This event is part of Defining Moments in Australian History project.


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