On this day, 50 years ago, campaigners for the rights of Aborigines won the most decisive referendum victory in Australian history. Over 90% of Australians voted to change the Constitution, removing negative references to Aboriginal people forever.
Make sure you know the facts and read the National Archives of Australia 1967 Referendum Fact Sheet.
|Item from the Shaw Collection of Australian Art & Culture.|
|Title page of Human Rights for Australian Aborigines by Mary Bennett.|
|Preface featured in the book Human Rights for Australian Aborigines|