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Significant Dates for Indigenous Australians in April

Posted on March 27 2024

Significant Dates for Indigenous Australians in April

In April, we commemorate the anniversaries of significant events for Australia's First Nations people:

 ~ April 1789 - The arrival of smallpox in the colony of New South Wales

 ~ April 1847 - Mass poisoning of Gubbi Gubbi people near Brisbane.

 ~ April 1867 -  “The Leap” Massacre at Mt Mandarana, near Mackay

 ~ 10 April 1950 - Mick Dodson was born

 ~ 27 April 1971 - Milirrpum v Nabalco Pty Ltd was decided

 ~ 3 April 2023 - Galarrwuy Yunupingu passed away

Significant Dates for Indigenous Australians in March

Posted on February 29 2024

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In March, we commemorate the anniversaries of significant events for Australia's First Nations people:

 ~ 21 - 22 March 1797: The Battle of Parramatta

 ~ 21 March 1837: Death of Luggenemenener

 ~ 21 March 2024: National Close the Gap Day

 ~ 23 March 1998: The Mirrar Aboriginal people from Kakadu begin a blockade of the Jabiluka uranium mine

 ~ 23 March 2022: World No. 1, Ash Barty announced her retirement from tennis

 ~ 27 March 1905: Birth of Jack Patten, Aboriginal Civil Rights Leader

 ~ 29 March 1881: William Barak delivered a petition from the Coranderrk Aboriginal reserve to Parliament House in Melbourne

Significant Dates for Indigenous Australians in February

Posted on February 01 2024

Significant Dates for Indigenous Australians in February
In February we remember significant dates for Indigenous Australians.

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