What about history?
How our history of invasion and social control impacts today.
Dispossession, disease and direct conflict.
Busting the myth of peaceful settlement
First hand accounts, newspaper articles and diaries to reveal the tragically violent and bloody nature of Australia’s colonisation.
Early colonial attitudes
Newspapers and journals shed light on 19th century attitudes which regarded Indigenous people as inferior.
In the name of protection
Protection legislation and the denial of human rights.
Early missionaries to Australia
Who were the early missionaries, and what impact did they have?
A White Australia
In the first half of the twentieth century, right up until the 1960's, the Australian government sought to create a single, uniform white Australian culture.
The Stolen Generations
The forcible removal of Indigenous children from their families.
Australia Day claims to be about unifying all Australians, and yet ironically, it’s a divisive day for some people.
The Indigenous civil rights movement in Australia
The fight for self-determination.
The 1967 Referendum
What was it and what did it achieve?
The Wave Hill Walk-off
The story of rights and resilience that inspired Paul Kelly's famous song, "From Little Things Big Things Grow".
Mabo and Native Title
The end of Terra Nullius, the beginning of Native Title.