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Rights and Freedom: Australia

VCE History Unit 2 | Study 2: Challenge and change

Source: Left image - SAFA (Student Action For Aboriginals) Trip 17- 26 February, 1965. Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy SEARCH Foundation (2019). Right image - On February 12th 1965, 29 non-Indigenous students boarded a bus with Aboriginal leader and rights campaigner Charles Perkins. Encyclopædia Britannica (2019).


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this webpage contains images and voices of deceased people.

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Resource Key

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Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)

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Provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.

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Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

General Capabilities
Enduring Understandings

Students will understand how oppressions is formed through the means of government/social convention. Students will also understand how leaders, ideas, movements and events can transform a country from one of oppression into one of greater liberty and justice.

Essential Questions
  • How do governments control people?
  • Why do they control people?
  • How does an idea create a movement?
  • What circumstances lead to a popular movement?
  • How does a citizenry move against a powerful opposition?
  • What makes a good leader?
  • What morals and ethics underpin a successful movement?

Rights and Freedom | Australia: Articles

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Rights and Freedom | Australia: eBooks

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Rights and Freedom | Australia: Online resouces

Level 1 resourceWeb sites

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Rights and Freedom | Australia: Timeline

Level 1 resourceAustralian food timeline

Rights and Freedom | Australia: Videos

Level 1 resourceFilm and videoUsing YouTube on campus help and instructionsTo view this video on campus remember to first login to your school Google account using your mConnect username and password. Click here for more help on using YouTube on campus.

Revisit the journey made [in 1965] by a group of University students led by Aboriginal activist Charles Perkins, who set off on a bus ride around regional NSW to expose racism and prejudice. (SBSLivingBlack, 2015)

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In text reference / citation: SBSLivingBlack(2015) or (SBSLivingBlack, 2015)
Bibliography / Reference list: SBSLivingBlack, (2015). Freedom Rides. [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/JS3YJN3WED4

The history of forced removal of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from their families in Australia. (National Museum of Australia, 2018)

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In text reference / citation: National Museum of Australia (2018) or (National Museum of Australia, 2018)
Bibliography / Reference list: National Museum of Australia, (2018). The Stolen Generations. [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/aDuxRddyZQY

"Mikey Robins discusses a Sorry badge with Professor Peter Read and National Museum of Australia curator Barbara Paulson. The National Apology to the Stolen Generations is one of the Museum’s Defining Moments in Australian History. (National Museum of Australia." 2016)

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In text reference / citation: National Museum of Australia (2016) or (National Museum of Australia, 2016)
Bibliography / Reference list: National Museum of Australia, (2016). Defining Moments: The Apology. [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/H36de3QwhUI

"February 13, 2008. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Opposition Leader Brendan Nelson speak on the floor of the House of Representatives, making a historic apology to Indigenous Australians." (About the House: the official channel of the Australian House of Representatives, 2018)

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In text reference / citation: About the House: the official channel of the Australian House of Representatives (2018) or (About the House: the official channel of the Australian House of Representatives, 2018)
Bibliography / Reference list: (About the House: the official channel of the Australian House of Representatives, (2018). National Apology to the Stolen Generations. [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/1ADYFf9kfOk

"This film reviews the decades of campaigning for indigenous rights which culminated in the 1967 Constitutional Referendum on 27 May 1967. This referendum asked people to approve an amendment to the Australian Constitution which would allow the Commonwealth to make laws for the Aboriginal people, and to include the Aboriginal people in the census. It was hoped that these changes would allow progressive parliaments to overturn years of neglect and discrimination against indigenous people. This film asks what has been achieved in the years since the 1967 referendum." (SBS, 2007)

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In text reference / citation: SBS (2007) or (SBS, 2007)
Bibliography / Reference list: SBS (2007). Australian 1967 Referendum - Vote YES for Aborigines [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://clickv.ie/w/ES9l

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