Text Constitutional recognition of the first Australians

TLF ID M013873

This is a two-page PDF fact sheet that discusses the need to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples within the Australian Constitution. It explores the processes by which the Constitution was established in 1900, the reference to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the process for changing and updating the Constitution. This document also presents the impact of the 1967 referendum on shifting the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the need to continue to improve recognition.



Educational details

Educational value
  • This is a particularly valuable resource for year 10 history content descriptions exploring the 1967 referendum and the improvement of legal rights for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This resource discusses the impact of the 1967 referendum and provides a clear process for the ways in which changes are made to the Constitution. It also includes a helpful list of questions to stimulate further discussion.
  • This resource is relevant for exploring the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures cross-curriculum priority of the Australian Curriculum and particularly supports the cultural priority exploring the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Year level

10

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Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Reconciliation Australia
  • Organization: Reconciliation Australia
  • URL: http://www.reconciliation.org.au/home/about-us
  • Publisher
  • Name: Reconciliation Australia
  • Organization: Reconciliation Australia
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: http://www.reconciliation.org.au/home/about-us
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Text
Rights
  • © Reconciliation Australia. This material may be used and reproduced free of charge for non-commercial educational purposes, provided all acknowledgements are retained.