History UsefulNotes / FirstAustralians

17th Aug '16 1:05:50 AM DeficitSugarGlider
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A '''1967 referendum was passed''' with 90.77% approval. It amended the constitution to allow Indigenous Australians the right to vote, just like every other citizen.

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A '''1967 referendum was passed''' with 90.77% approval. It amended the constitution to allow the Australian Government to make laws concerning Indigenous Australians the right to vote, just like every other citizen.
Australians.
13th Jun '14 12:20:14 AM KYCubbie
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Aboriginal Australians are represented in media much more frequently than Torres Strait Islanders, to the extent it is rare to hear about the latter at all. However, celebrities such as Christine Anu, and programs such as ''Series/TheStraits'', likely indicate this is changing somewhat. One celebrity who actually represents ''both'' communities is [[UsefulNotes/NationalBasketballAssociation NBA]] player Patty Mills,[[note]]No, she's not the first woman to play in the NBA... ''his'' actual first name is Patrick.[[/note]] the son of a Torres Strait Islander father and Aborigine mother.

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Aboriginal Australians are represented in media much more frequently than Torres Strait Islanders, to the extent it is rare to hear about the latter at all. However, celebrities such as Christine Anu, and programs such as ''Series/TheStraits'', likely indicate this is changing somewhat. One celebrity who actually represents ''both'' communities is [[UsefulNotes/NationalBasketballAssociation NBA]] player Patty Mills,[[note]]No, she's not the first woman to play in the NBA... ''his'' actual first name is Patrick.[[/note]] the son of with a Torres Strait Islander father and Aborigine mother.
3rd Jun '14 12:09:17 AM KYCubbie
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Aboriginal Australians are represented in media much more frequently than Torres Strait Islanders, to the extent it is rare to hear about the latter at all. However, celebrities such as Christine Anu, and programs such as ''Series/TheStraits'', likely indicate this is changing somewhat.

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Aboriginal Australians are represented in media much more frequently than Torres Strait Islanders, to the extent it is rare to hear about the latter at all. However, celebrities such as Christine Anu, and programs such as ''Series/TheStraits'', likely indicate this is changing somewhat.
somewhat. One celebrity who actually represents ''both'' communities is [[UsefulNotes/NationalBasketballAssociation NBA]] player Patty Mills,[[note]]No, she's not the first woman to play in the NBA... ''his'' actual first name is Patrick.[[/note]] the son of a Torres Strait Islander father and Aborigine mother.
1st Jul '13 1:08:43 AM editerguy
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Their place in Australian society has, over the last few decades, become one of massive controversy. First Australians remain one of the country's most disadvantaged communities. Amongst non-Indigenous, shame over historical (and in the views of some, more recent) mistreatment of the First Australians, still battles with the conviction that the disadvantage amongst many First Australian communities is regrettable, but no one else's responsibility. Recently, the former Australian Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, made an historic official apology for wrongs historically perpetrated by the Australian government. The first Indigenous Australian leader of a state or territory came to power in 2013, taking the reins of the Northern Territory.

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Their place in Australian society has, over the last few decades, become one of massive controversy. First Australians remain one of the country's most disadvantaged communities. Amongst non-Indigenous, shame over historical (and in the views of some, more recent) mistreatment of the First Australians, still battles with the conviction that the disadvantage amongst many First Australian communities is regrettable, but no one else's responsibility. Recently, the former Australian In his first year as Prime Minister, Minister in 2008, Kevin Rudd, made an historic official apology for wrongs historically perpetrated by the Australian government. The first Indigenous Australian leader of a state or territory came to power in 2013, taking the reins of the Northern Territory.
8th Jun '13 8:31:37 PM editerguy
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* NITV, Australia's National Indigenous Television service, broadcasts First Australians oriented content. See UsefulNotes/AustralianMedia for more details.

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* NITV, Australia's National Indigenous Television service, broadcasts First Australians oriented content. See UsefulNotes/AustralianMedia for more details.A digital channel of Creator/{{SBS}}.
4th Apr '13 3:24:17 PM LongLiveHumour
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Remember the time {{Google}}'s signature changed into an interesting dot-painting-like logo? If you do, you used the search engine when it was celebrating the birthday of Oodgeroo Noonuccal. Noonuccal was an Australian poet, political activist, artist and educator. She campaigned for Aboriginal rights, and was the first Aboriginal Australian to publish a book of verse. The first Indigenous Australian ''writer'' was David Unaipon, who is featured on the Australian $50 note.

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Remember the time {{Google}}'s Website/{{Google}}'s signature changed into an interesting dot-painting-like logo? If you do, you used the search engine when it was celebrating the birthday of Oodgeroo Noonuccal. Noonuccal was an Australian poet, political activist, artist and educator. She campaigned for Aboriginal rights, and was the first Aboriginal Australian to publish a book of verse. The first Indigenous Australian ''writer'' was David Unaipon, who is featured on the Australian $50 note.
23rd Mar '13 6:29:53 PM editerguy
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Their place in Australian society has, over the last few decades, become one of massive controversy. First Australians remain one of the country's most disadvantaged communities. Amongst non-Indigenous, shame over historical (and in the views of some, more recent) mistreatment of the First Australians, still battles with the conviction that the disadvantage amongst many First Australian communities is regrettable, but no one else's responsibility. Recently, the former Australian Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, made an historic official apology for wrongs historically perpetrated by the Australian government. The first Indigenous Australian leader of a state or territory came to power in 2013, taking the reigns of the Northern Territory.

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Their place in Australian society has, over the last few decades, become one of massive controversy. First Australians remain one of the country's most disadvantaged communities. Amongst non-Indigenous, shame over historical (and in the views of some, more recent) mistreatment of the First Australians, still battles with the conviction that the disadvantage amongst many First Australian communities is regrettable, but no one else's responsibility. Recently, the former Australian Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, made an historic official apology for wrongs historically perpetrated by the Australian government. The first Indigenous Australian leader of a state or territory came to power in 2013, taking the reigns reins of the Northern Territory.
23rd Mar '13 6:28:31 PM editerguy
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Their place in Australian society has, over the last few decades, become one of massive controversy. First Australians remain one of the country's most disadvantaged communities. Amongst non-Indigenous, shame over historical (and in the views of some, more recent) mistreatment of the First Australians, still battles with the conviction that the disadvantage amongst many First Australian communities is regrettable, but no one else's responsibility. Recently, the former Australian Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, made an historic official apology for wrongs historically perpetrated by the Australian government.

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Their place in Australian society has, over the last few decades, become one of massive controversy. First Australians remain one of the country's most disadvantaged communities. Amongst non-Indigenous, shame over historical (and in the views of some, more recent) mistreatment of the First Australians, still battles with the conviction that the disadvantage amongst many First Australian communities is regrettable, but no one else's responsibility. Recently, the former Australian Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, made an historic official apology for wrongs historically perpetrated by the Australian government.
government. The first Indigenous Australian leader of a state or territory came to power in 2013, taking the reigns of the Northern Territory.
18th Nov '12 7:43:17 PM ArcadesSabboth
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First Australians are not one ethnic group - there are [[LoadsAndLoadsOfRaces hundreds of different cultural and language groups]] spread across this continent. These many different peoples can be divided more broadly into two main ethnic groups.

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First Australians are not one ethnic group - there are [[LoadsAndLoadsOfRaces hundreds of different cultural and language groups]] groups spread across this continent. These many different peoples can be divided more broadly into two main ethnic groups.



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