Oct 29 all-day
On 29th October 1964 a conference on Aboriginal matters was held by the Aboriginal Advancement Council of WA in Narrogin.[xix] Housing, trade training, child care, assimilation and integration were discussed by Noongar people. Malcolm Bolton, Mrs Bolton and George Abdullah reported on the discriminatory treatment of Noongars in the Narrogin area http://www.noongarculture.org.au/narrogin-1960s/?searched=yes
Nov 1 all-day
Bennelong was a Wangal man from the Eora Nation, and was taken to Sydney Cove to be a mediator between the Indigenous peoples and the settlers. He married Barangaroo, and asked Governor Philip to build him a hut to live. That place is now known as Bennelong Point, and is where the Sydney Opera House now stands. Bennelong and also ...
Nov 15 all-day
On 10 June, the ‘Myall Creek Massacre’ occurs. 12 heavily armed colonists rounded up and brutally kill 28 Aborigines from a group of 40 or 50 people gathered at Henry Dangar’s Station, at Myall Creek. The massacre was believed to be a payback for the killing of several hut keepers and two shepherds. But most of those killed were women ...
Nov 17 all-day
http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/edwards-agnes-12900 www.theguardian.com.au/story/2139267/glimpse-into-local-history/
Nov 26 all-day Alice Springs
In 1986 Pope John Paul II addresses the Aboriginal Australian peoples of Alice Springs, recognising the struggles and history of Aboriginal people and the NT intervention.
Dec 1 all-day
http://www.abc.net.au/local/audio/2011/03/23/3171635.htm http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/dalrymple-dolly-12877
Dec 1 all-day Yorta Yorta Land
Sir Douglas Ralph “Doug” Nicholls, (Born 9 December 1906 – 4 June 1988) was a prominent Aboriginal Australian from the Yorta Yorta people. He was a professional athlete, Churches of Christ pastor and church planter, ceremonial officer and a pioneering campaigner for reconciliation. Nicholls was the first Aboriginal person to be knighted and also the first appointed to vice-regal office, ...
Dec 2 all-day Melbourne and Perth
In the year of 2000, a mix of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people walked peacefully for recognition.
Dec 6 all-day
led a deputation of Kooris from the Australian Aborigines League, in a visit the German Consulate in Melbourne where they attempted to present a resolution ‘condemning the persecution of Jews and Christians in Germany’. The Consul-General, Dr. R.W. Drechsler, refused them admittance. http://www.kooriweb.org/foley/essays/essay_8.html
Dec 23 all-day
Dec 24 all-day Sydney's Rookwood Cemetery