Warning: Indigenous Australians are advised that this website includes images or names of people now deceased.


The Resources section provides quick access to Teachers resources, documents, sound files, web links and a list of selected further reading.

Site visitors will find a treasure trove of original documents - historical evidence - that you can explore to form your own understanding of the period covered by this site, 1957-1973.

The documents include:

  • transcripts of debates in Parliament
  • legislation and regulations
  • newspaper clippings
  • posters, petitions, letters to politicians and to newspapers
  • government department memoranda, reports correspondence
  • and documents from a variety of organisations including unions, church groups and activist groups
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