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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.

Announcements | 22 May 2017

Fifty Indigenous youth parliamentarians for the National Indigenous Youth Parliament (NIYP) 2017 will arrive in Canberra on Tuesday afternoon 23 May 2017.

Announcements | 19 May 2017

An exhibition of 12 striking masks and related cultural materials celebrating the rich and continuing tradition in the Torres Strait opens today at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra.

The following words appear on an orange background: '50 years since the 1967 referendum, Remember, 25 years since the Mabo Decision.
Stories | 19 May 2017

Each year we celebrate National Reconciliation Week from 27 May to 3 June. These dates commemorate two milestones in Australia’s reconciliation journey – the anniversaries of the successful 1967 Referendum and the Mabo High Court decision.