The Aboriginal Embassy January - July 1972

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Publisher:  Kooriweb.org
Resource Type:  Website
Cx Number:  CX19294

On Australia Day / Invasion Day in January 1972, the Prime Minister of Australia, Mr William McMahon made his ill-fated statement on Aboriginal Rights. The reaction was instant and dramatic as Redfern-based Aboriginal activists moved quickly to establish a protest camp on the lawns of Parliament House in Canberra.