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Defining Moments:'67 Referendum panel discussion
Wed. 24 May 2017, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm AEST
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.