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Announcements | 27 May 2017

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the successful 1967 referendum – one of the most important events in Australia’s modern history.

Announcements | 26 May 2017

Aretha Stewart-Brown, aged 16 from Williamstown in Melbourne, is the elected youth Prime Minister for the National Indigenous Youth Parliament 2017.

Elderly Indigenous and non-Indigenous people standing on steps with the number 2017 below them. To the right are the words ‘50 years since the 1967 referendum’. Below is an inset picture of a group of people Indigenous people on same steps. 1967
Stories | 26 May 2017

This week Australia celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum, one of this nation’s greatest and most profound political events.

20 years on since the Bringing Them Home Report. National Sorry Day 2017
Stories | 26 May 2017

This year, National Sorry Day carries extra significance as 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the historic Bringing Them Home Report.

Indigenous person holding a large yellow envelope with ‘Yes’ stamp and new Eddie Mabo coin attached along with a regular size envelope of the same design. The envelope includes some Indigenous design.
Stories | 25 May 2017

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum and the 25th anniversary of the Mabo Decision. To commemorate these anniversaries the Royal Australian Mint has released a commemorative coin and Australia Post has released a commemorative stamp.

Group of Indigenous young adults dressed mainly in black tops stand in front of the Australian Parliament House holding the Aboriginal flag and the letters and numbers N.I.Y.P. 17
Stories | 24 May 2017

The 2017 National Indigenous Youth Parliament (NIYP) is a week-long leadership program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 16-25, interested in learning about Australia’s democracy.

Announcements | 24 May 2017

This year marks several significant historical, political and cultural anniversaries for our First Nation peoples including 50 years since the 1967 referendum, and 25 years since the historic Mabo decision.

Announcements | 24 May 2017

National Museum launches exhibition to mark 50-year anniversary of 1967 referendum.

Announcements | 24 May 2017

To mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum and 25 years since the Mabo decision, the Government has today launched a 50 cent commemorative coin and Australia Post stamp today.

Announcements | 23 May 2017

Two of the most significant events in Australia’s modern history will be acknowledged and celebrated in the lead up to National Reconciliation Week.