Discovering democracy: law

TLF ID L9518

Interact with a slideshow of images and text to explore the struggles of Indigenous Australians for land rights. Look in particular at the early land rights petition of 1963 and the roles played by Vincent Lingiari and Eddie Mabo. Complete a related task.



Educational details

Educational value
  • Presents key steps towards the establishment of land rights for Indigenous peoples.
  • Outlines the Mabo case and the role of the High Court.
  • Provides an account of the struggle for Indigenous peoples to establish their right to native title.
Year level

7; 8

Learning area
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • History
  • Civics and Citizenship
  • Studies of society and environment

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Technical implementer
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Person: Kay Bishop
  • Description: Subject matter expert
  • Person: Kay Bishop
  • Description: Script writer
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Newspix
  • Organization: Newspix
  • Name: News Ltd
  • Organization: News Ltd
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Hearing independence
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © 2020 Education Services Australia Ltd, unless otherwise indicated. This resource may be used free-of-charge for non-commercial educational purposes, provided any acknowledgements are retained.