National Reconciliation Week 1967 Referendum

National reconciliation week grounded in truth

National Reconciliation Week 27 May to 3 June 2019

On 27 May 1967, the Australian Government held a referendum. This was a momentous turning point in Australian history. The 1967 referendum altered the Australian Constitution. More than 90per cent of Australian voters chose ‘Yes’ to count Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples inthe census and give the Australian Government the power to make laws for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples….. read more